huiying b. chan (he, him, keoi 佢) is a poet, healing practitioner, educator, ceremonialist, and visionary born and raised on Lenape Land. huiying's work lives at the intersections of personal and societal transformation and is rooted in love and belief in liberation. huiying writes to connect with the unseen and unspoken, so we can feel and heal. As a Chancellor's Fellow at Rutgers University-Newark, he is writing a poetry manuscript that explores matriarchal legacies, self-remembrance, and queer & trans lineages. He is the winner of the 2022 AWP Kurt Brown Prize for the title poem, "Take Me to That Place of Ancestral Memory." huiying's work is published in Best New Poets 2021, The Offing, The Margins, Asian American Journal of Psychology, and elsewhere. He has received fellowships from the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, Kundiman, DreamYard, and Kairos. You can connect with huiying at and