Jenny M. Chu is the daughter of immigrant parents from Saigon and Hong Kong, the first of her immediate family to go to college, and the only to graduate. She received her bachelor’s from Marylhurst University and received her MFA in Writing from the University of San Francisco. She’s currently serving on the core committee of Arts Workers for Equity (AWE) in Portland, Oregon, and is on the board of PICA. She upholds Write Around Portland’s values of respect, writing, and community, and their mission to change lives through the power of writing as the organization’s Outreach & Volunteer Manager.
In art, she seeks the possibility of a horizon and a clockless day.
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