Ken Chen

Ken Chen is an Assistant Professor and the Associate Director of Creative Writing at Barnard College. Previously executive director of The Asian American Writers’ Workshop, he is currently working on his next book Death Star, which follows his journey to the underworld to rescue his father and his encounters there with those destroyed by colonialism. His poetry collection, Juvenilia, was selected for the Yale Series of Younger Poets by Louise Glück, who wrote, “Like only the best poets, Ken Chen makes with his voice a new category.”

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