Ken Chen

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Ken Chen
Born San Diego, California, U.S.
Alma mater University of California, Berkeley, Yale Law School
Occupation Poet, Lawyer

Ken Chen (born 1979 San Diego, California) is an American poet and lawyer.

Early life[edit]

In 1979, Chen was born in San Diego, California. Chen's parents are immigrant from Taiwan. Chen grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area.[1]


In 2001, Chen earned a BA degree in English Literature from the University of California, Berkeley. In Spring 2005 Chen earned a JD from Yale Law School. [2]


Chen was an editor of Arts & Letters Daily while at Berkeley and worked at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP after law school. He is currently director of the Asian American Writers' Workshop.[3]

His writing has been published the Art Asia Pacific, Boston Review of Books, Manoa, Field, Pleiades,[4] and Barrow Street, Bridge, Radical Society, 5 Fingers Review,[5] and Palimpsest.

In 2004, Chen started his law career at Hughes, Hubbard & Reed, L.L.P in New York City, New York. [2]

Personal life[edit]

Chen lives in Brooklyn, New York.[6][7]




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