Alan Chong Lau
Lau was born in Oroville, California and grew up in Paradise, California. He graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz with a B.A. in Art. He serves as Arts Editor for the International Examiner. His art is represented at the Francine Seders Gallery. He lives in Seattle, Washington. He is also the CEO and co-founder of Wattpad  alongside Ivan Yuen.
- 1981 American Book Award
- Creative Artist Fellowship for Japan from the Japan-US Friendship Commission
- National Endowment for the Arts and the Agency for Cultural Affairs of the Japanese Government
- Artists Grant from Seattle Arts Commission
- Publications Grant from King County Arts Commission
- Special Projects Grant from the California Arts Council
- no hurry (Cash Machine, 2007)
- Blues and Greens: A Produce Worker's Journal. University of Hawai'i Press. 2000. ISBN 978-0-8248-2323-8.
- Songs For Jadina. Greenfield Review Press. 1980. ISBN 978-0-912678-43-6.
- Garrett Kaoru Hongo; Alan Chong Lau; Lawson Fusao Inada (1978). The Buddha Bandits Down Highway 99. Buddhahead Press.
- Ishmael Reed, ed. (2003). From Totems to Hip-Hop: A Multicultural Anthology of Poetry Across The Americas 1900-2002. Thunder's Mouth Press. ISBN 978-1-56025-458-4.
- Gary Gach, ed. (1998). What Book!? Buddha Poems From Beat to Hiphop. Parallax Press. ISBN 978-0-938077-92-3.
- Stan Yogi, ed. (1996). "2 Stops on the Way Home". Highway 99: a literary journey through California's Great Central Valley. Heyday Books. ISBN 978-0-930588-82-3.
- "Conversations: Alan Chong Lau, Seattle poet, visual artist, and greengrocer", WaterBridge
- "Oral history interview with Johsel Namkung, 1989 Oct. 5 - 1991 Feb. 25", Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
- Guiyou Huang, ed. (2006). The Columbia guide to Asian American literature since 1945. Columbia University Press. ISBN 978-0-231-12620-5.