Ching-In Chen wins 2022 Markowitz Award for Exceptional New LGBTQ Writers
IAS faculty member Ching-In Chen has won a 2022 Markowitz Award for Exceptional New LGBTQ Writers from the Lambda Literary Foundation. The Judith A. Markowitz Award for Exceptional New LGBTQ Writers recognizes LGBTQ-identified writers whose work demonstrates their strong potential for promising careers. The award includes a cash prize of $1,500.
Submissions for the Markowitz Award showcased brilliant work from almost 100 writers, making it difficult for judges T Kira Madden and Taylor Johnson to choose only two winners. Chen was honored for their cross-genre work and commitment to communities of color and LGBTQIA* communities.