About

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S H A R O N  H.  C H A N G is an award-winning Taiwanese American author, photographer, and activist. She has published two books, Raising Mixed Race: Multiracial Asian Children In a Post-Racial World and Hapa Tales and Other Lies: A Mixed Race Memoir About the Hawai’i I Never Knew. Her writing has also appeared in BuzzFeed, ThinkProgress, Racism Review, Hyphen Magazine, ParentMap Magazine, South Seattle Emerald, The Seattle Globalist, AAPI Voices and the International Examiner. Sharon was named 2015 Social Justice Commentator of the Year by The Seattle Globalist and 2016 Favorite Local API Author / Writer by International Examiner readers. She won the inaugural Northwest Journalists of Color Visual Storytelling Grant in 2019 and was recently awarded a 2020 Facebook COVID-19 Journalism Project Grant to provide coverage of coronavirus impacts on South Seattle communities of color. Sharon is currently working on a long-term visual storytelling project about Womxn and Nonbinary Farmers of Color of Washington State and a family memoir about Taiwan’s transition to democracy after the second longest martial law period in world history.