JIN, Ha. American (born China), b. 1956. Genres: Novels, Poetry. Career: Emory University, Atlanta, GA, associate professor of creative writing, 1993-96; Boston University, MA, professor of English, 2002-. Publications: POETRY: Between Silences, 1990; Facing Shadows, 1996; Wreckage, 2001. FICTION: Ocean of Words: Army Stories, 1996; Under the Red Flag, 1997; In the Pond, 1998; Waiting (National Book Award), 1999; The Bridegroom: Stories, 2000; The Crazed, 2002. Address: Department of English, Boston University, 236 Bay State Rd, Boston, MA 02215, U.S.A.