Michael Chin

Fiction Writer, Poet

Author's Bio

Michael Chin was born and raised in Utica, New York and is a recent alum of the MFA program in creative writing at Oregon State. He won Bayou Magazine’s 2014 Jim Knudsen Editor’s Prize for fiction and has previously published or has work forthcoming with journals including The Normal School, Passages North, Iron Horse, Front Porch and Bellevue Literary Review. He works as a contributing editor for Moss and, in his spare time, is currently making his way through a re-watch of Beverly Hills 90210 with his wife Heather, and blogs regularly about a cappella music and professional wrestling. You can visit him on the web at miketchin.com and follow him on Twitter @miketchin.

Publications & Prizes


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Front Porch


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Walking is Still Honest
Word Riot
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James Knudsen Editor's Prize for Fiction (Bayou Magazine); Threeway Dance Chapbook Contest (Gimmick Press)

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Last update: Jan 03, 2017