Henry Chang

photo by Marilynn K. Yee

Biography

Henry Chang is a New Yorker, a native son of Chinatown and the Lower East Side. His poems have appeared in the seminal Yellow Pearl anthology, and in Gangs In New York’s Chinatown. He has written for Bridge Magazine, and his fiction has appeared in On A Bed Of Rice and in the NuyorAsian Anthology. His debut novel Chinatown Beat garnered high praise from the New York Times Book Review, the Boston Globe, the Washington Post, among others.

Henry Chang is a graduate of CCNY (City College of New York). He has been a lighting consultant, and a Security Director for major hotels, commercial properties, and retail businesses in Manhattan.

He resides in the Chinatown area, and his ‘Chinatown Trilogy' of CHINATOWN BEAT (2006), YEAR OF THE DOG (2008), and RED JADE (2010) are currently being developed for television and movies.
His fourth book featuring NYPD detective Jack Yu, -'DEATH MONEY'- published March 2014.

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Selected Works

Death Money
"Exciting and absorbing" The Wall Street Journal "Fast-paced, edgy, and flavorful!" Kirkus Reviews "The depiction of Chinatown sets this apart from other gritty police procedurals" Publishers Weekly
Mystery/Crime Fiction
"For readers who relish noir suspense, it doesn’t get any better than this stunning novel."
--The Boston Globe review
"A worthy series. Detective Jack Yu is a fellow whose adventures should be worth following, and now takes us even further beneath the surface... "
"An Asian-flavored The Wire...a richly atmospheric panorama of New York's immigrant demimonde..." from Entertainment Weekly. DEATH MONEY , the fourth NYPD detective Jack Yu mystery, is dropping on March 15, 2014. https://medium.com/p/eea37d7a5382 Hope y'all dig it...from da soul.