Scholarly Lecture Series Presents Dr. David Chin

Dr. David ChinOn Thursday, October 21, Dr. David Chin, Associate Professor of English at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, will read his poetry as part of Penn State Wilkes-Barre's Scholarly Lecture Series.  The reading will take place at 12:05 p.m. in the Technology Center, room 14.

Chin received his MFA from Columbia University and worked for a number of years as a biochemist before returning to school to earn his second Master's degree and Ph.D. in English from Binghamton University.  He is a Marion Clayton Link Creative Writing Fellow, the recipient of an Associate Writing Program INTRO Award, and recipient of a grant from the Vermont Studio Center.  Chin is the author of "Chalked in Orange" and "The China Cupboard and the Coal Furnace" and has had his poetry published in numerous reviews and anthologies.

Currently, Chin is an Associate Professor of English at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, where he teaches creative writing and rhetoric courses.  He has also received the Hayfield Innovation Award and the Clyde Birth Memorial Award from the campus.

For more information, please contact Melissa Gunshannon, Public Information Coordinator at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, at 570-675-9269 or [email protected].