Ava performed on stage at Joe’s Pub in our February 6, 2024 edition of Seriously Entertaining, speaking on the evening’s theme, “Just One of Those Things.”
Ava Chin is the author of Eating Wildly, winner of the Les Dames d’Escoffier International M.F.K. Fisher Book Prize, and most recently Mott Street: A Chinese American Family’s Story of Exclusion & Homecoming. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, The Village Voice, and Saveur. She is the recipient of grants and fellowships from the New York Public Library’s Cullman Center, the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program, New York Foundation for the Arts, New York Institute for the Humanities, and the Asian American Writers’ Workshop. She is a professor of creative nonfiction at the City University of New York.
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