Poetry-in-Conversation with Hieu Minh Nguyen

Wed April 12th 2023, 7:00 - 8:00pm
Event Sponsor
Creative Writing Program
Mariposa House

Please join the Creative Writing Program for the next installment of this year's Poetry-in-Conversation interview series. Jones Lecturer Hieu Minh Nguyen will read from and discuss his poetry and his path as a writer. The first twenty students to attend will receive a free copy of Hieu’s book, Not Here

Hieu Minh Nguyen is the author of two collections of poetry, This Way to the Sugar (Write Bloody Press, 2014), and Not Here (Coffee House Press, 2018), which was named the winner of the Publishing Triangle's Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry. A recipient of the Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, Hieu is also a 2018 McKnight Writing Fellow, a Kundiman Fellow, and a 2017 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellow. His work has appeared in Poetry Magazine, Best American Poetry, The New York Times, and elsewhere. He is a graduate of the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. Originally from the Twin Cities, Hieu now lives in Oakland.