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Inside Scoop: Ocean Vuong

Event Type
Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, Trowbridge Initiative in American Cultures, Asian American Studies
Room 1020, Asian American Studies Building (1208 W Nevada)
Apr 27, 2018   12:00 pm  
Originating Calendar
Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities (IPRH)

Ocean Vuong is the author of Night Sky With Exit Wounds (Copper Canyon Press, 2016), winner of the 2016 Whiting Award. Vuong also has two chapbooks: No (YesYes, 2013) and Burnings (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2010). A Ruth Lilly fellow from the Poetry Foundation, Ocean has received honors and awards from Poets House, the Elizabeth George Foundation, the Civitella Ranieri Foundation, the Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, the Academy of American Poets, and a Pushcart Prize.

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