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Ocean Vuong

Distinguished Visiting Writer 2017

About Ocean Vuong

Ocean Vuong is the author of Night Sky with Exit Wounds (Copper Canyon Press, 2016). A 2016 Whiting Award winner and Ruth Lilly fellow, he has received honors from The Civitella Ranieri Foundation, The Elizabeth George Foundation, The Academy of American Poets, Narrative magazine, and a Pushcart Prize. His writings have been featured in the Kenyon Review, GRANTA, The Nation, New Republic, The New Yorker, The New York Times, Poetry, and American Poetry Review, which awarded him the Stanley Kunitz Prize for Younger Poets. Born in Saigon, Vietnam, he lives in New York City.

Find Events with Ocean Vuong

Date: Friday, April 7, 2017 - 7:00pm
Location: Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Type & Genre: Reading; Poetry

The Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing is proud to co-sponsor the University of Arizona Poetry Center in Phoenix, featuring Camille Rankine and Ocean Vuong on Friday, April 7th, 2017 at the Phoenix Art Museum (1625 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004) at 7 pm. This event is open to the public and free.