Ava Chin

Ava Chin is the author of Eating Wildly: Foraging for Life, Love, and the Perfect Meal (2014), which won the 1st prize in the 2015 M.F.K. Fisher Book Awards. She was The New York Times's "Urban Forager" from 2009 to 2013 and has written for The Los Angeles Times Magazine, Marie Claire, Saveur, The Village Voice, and Eating Well, among other publications. She is an associate professor of creative nonfiction and journalism at the City University of New York, College of Staten Island, a member of the Women Writing Women's Lives biography group, and a contributing editor to The Offing literary magazine.


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