Biography of Tina Chan
Tina Chan is a lively poet whose writing style is a poetic puzzle for readers to determine the definitive underwriting. She has an abiding passion for writing ablaze: be it poetry or be it Yelp reviews based on personal experiences for life’s juicy sweetness to eschew the negativity as an outlet. Her life’s struggles do not define her as a person, but uses it as a motivator for inspiration as an outlet in her writing. Her personal life’s experiences shape and mold her to become the person who she is today. With her writing, she is able to achieve closure to her life’s difficulties as the author of one’s own story.
Tina made her poetry debut in early 2009 and has been fortunate to be selected as a feature performer at various open-mikes. She has been published in the 2012 Brownstone Poets Anthology, Nomad’s Choir Poetry Magazine, Spring 2012 and Fall 2011; and Big City Lit, Fall 2011. Tina Chan holds for the fifth year Yelp Elite status. She recites with sprightly liveliness energy to ignite flames.
Tina Chan's Works:
Published in 2012 Brownstone Poets Anthology; Nomad’s Choir Poetry Magazine, Spring 2013, Spring 2012 and Fall 2011; Big City Lit, Fall 2011. Feature performer spoken word poet at: “Manic Mondays” August 6,2012; Alternative New Year’s Day “Black Blizzard” Poetry Extravaganza 2013; Alternative New Year’s Day “Kaleidoscope” Poetry Extravaganza 2012; 4 Horseman Poetry Reading #17 Cornelia Street Cafe 2011; “Saturn Series” Nightingale Lounge 2011; Taza de Cafe 2011; Brownstone Poets 2011; MikNic Lounge June 2011 and May 2012; Nomad’s Choir 2011; “Shout Out” at Otto’s Shruken Head 2010. Yelp ROTD Jan.21,2013, Nov.3,2012, August 18,2012, and April 9,2012. Yelp Gold Elite 2013 and 2012. Yelp Elite 2011,2010,2009,2008. Feature of the Month in Asian Language Exchange and Social Network, December 2010.
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- A Man of Many Hats
- A Past Life
- A Reversal Of Fortune
- A Runaway Diesel
- A Simple Girl For You
- A Sour Apple
- An Open Door
- Another Loser
- Are You So Into Me?
- Are You Strong Enough To Be My Man?
- Armor Of Courage
- At A Cross Roads
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A half man who is incapable
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