The Jackson Center for Creative Writing at Hollins University is thrilled to announce that poet Marilyn Chin will serve as the spring 2021 Louis D. Rubin Jr. Writer-in- Residence.
Author of poetry collections such as A Portrait of the Self as Nation: New and Selected Poems (2018), Hard Love Province: Poems (2014), Rhapsody in Plain Yellow: Poems, (2003), The Phoenix Gone, the Terrace Empty (1994), Dwarf Bamboo (1987), Chin has received numerous accolades. These include the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, the United States Artist Foundation Award, the Radcliffe Institute Fellowship at Harvard, the Stegner Fellowship and the PEN/Josephine Miles Award, among others. Most recently, Chin was the winner of the 2020 Ruth Lilly Prize, which honors a living poet whose lifetime accomplishments warrant extraordinary recognition.
A taste of Chin’s work
By MARILYN CHIN
Marilyn Chin, “Gruel” from The Phoenix Gone, The Terrace Empty. Copyright © 1994 by Marilyn Chin.