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Marilyn Chin: 2015 National Book Festival

Marilyn Chin discusses "Hard Love Province" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

Speaker Biography: Chinese-American poet Marilyn Chin is a writer, activist, editor and professor of English. She has received numerous honors, including five Pushcart Prizes, the PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Literary Award and various fellowships. Her work has been featured in "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" and other anthologies. She has published several volumes of poetry, including "Rhapsody in Plain Yellow," "The Phoenix Gone" and "Dwarf Bamboo." Her latest work, "Hard Love Province," won the 2015 Ainsfield-Wolf Prize for Poetry. Chin is currently the co-director of the MFA program at San Diego State University.