by Huiying B. Chan
Huiying B. Chan is a creative writer, cultural organizer, and facilitator from New York City. Their body of work centers migration, race, displacement, and intergenerational resistance and resilience. As an organizer, they work on education justice, immigration, and anti-displacement campaigns from Chinatowns to the border. They also facilitate QTPOC writing workshops, using writing as a tool to cultivate our radical imaginations for liberation. Huiying has received fellowships and awards from the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, VONA/Voices, The Poetry Foundation, and American Education Research Association. They are currently writing a memoir about their journey tracing family roots in Toisan, China, and exploring ancestral lineages past and future.
Featured photo courtesy of Hunaid Hussain.