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Christina Chiu

Christina Chiu, American writer, editor. Named winner, New Stone Circuit Fiction Contest, 2001; recipient 3d place, Playboy Fiction Contest, 1999, Asian American Literary award, 2002; Van Lier fellow, Asian American Writers' Workshop, 1998, Claire Woolrich scholar, Columbia University, 1999, Robert Simpson fellow, Millay Colony, 2001.


  • Chiu, Christina was born on February 13, 1969 in New York City. Daughter of A. Yim and Paul Chiu.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Bates College, 1991. Master of Fine Arts, Columbia University, 1999.


    • Assistant editor Tin House Magazine, New York City, 1998—2000.


    • Troublemaker and Other Saints
    • Wild and eclectic members of three Chinese families clash and connect in a series of intertwined stories of family, sex, disillusionment, and love.
    • Author: Troublemaker and Other Saints, 2001.


    • Married.
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    Born February 13, 1969
    (age 48)
    • 1991
      Bates College
    • 1999
      Columbia University
    • 1998
      Assistant, editor Tin House Magazine