Staceyann Chin

Staceyann Chinn is widely known as co-writer and original performer in the Tony Award-winning Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam on Broadway, her poetry has seen the rousing cheers of the Nuyorican Poets’ Café, one-woman shows Off-Broadway, and writing-workshops in Sweden, South Africa, and Australia. Chin’s three one-woman shows, “Hands Afire,” “Unspeakable Things” and “Border/Clash” all opened to rave reviews at the Culture Project. She unapologetically identifies as Caribbean and Black, Asian and lesbian, woman and resident of New York City. Staceyann Chinn is the recipient of the 2017 LGBTQ Humanist Award. Learn more about Chin here.

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