​A co-founder of the Asian American Writers’ Workshop in New York City, Curtis Chin served as the nonprofits’ first executive director. He went on to write for network and cable television before transitioning to social justice documentaries. Chin has screened his films at over six hundred venues in twenty countries. He has written for CNN, Bon Appetit, the Detroit Free Press and the Emancipator/Boston Globe. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Chin has received awards from ABC/Disney Television, New York Foundation for the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, and more. His memoir, Everything I Learned, I Learned in a Chinese Restaurant was published by Little, Brown in the fall of 2023. His essay in Bon Appetit was just selected for Best Food Writing in America 2023.


Everything I Learned, I Learned in a Chinese Restaurant

March 21, 2024 4PM – 5:30PM
Ticketed Event

Join author Curtis Chin as he talks about his memoir about growing up working class, queer, and Chinese American in Detroit in the 1970s and 80s.

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