Eric Nguyen

Eric Nguyen
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Eric Nguyen has a MFA in creative writing from McNeese State University and BA in sociology from the University of Maryland. He has been awarded writing fellowships from the Lambda Literary Foundation and Voices of Our Nation Arts (VONA).

Book Review: Soap for the Dogs

Reviewed by Eric Nguyen. Along with poets like Vi Khi Nao and Hoa Nguyen, Stacey Tran represents a wave of Vietnamese American poets experimenting with language and testing the limits of the genre...

PHỎNG VẤN QUAN BARRY: “NGHỆ THUẬT CHO TA CÁI NHÌN VƯỢT TRÊN BẢN THÂN”

Trong bài phỏng vấn này, Quan Barry đã trò chuyện cùng Eric Nguyen về tác phẩm, quá trình viết của bà và sức mạnh của thơ ca.

Eric Nguyen Reviews Jenna Le’s ‘A History of the Cetacean American Diaspora’

Reviewed by Eric Nguyen. In the first and title poem of Jenna Le’s A History of the Cetacean American Diaspora, the speaker chronicles the evolution of the whale from “a four-legged grassland mammal” to a “surf-drunk humpback.”

Eric Nguyen Reviews Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith’s ‘The Land South of the Clouds’

diaCRITIC Eric Nguyen reviews The Land South of the Clouds, Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith’s newest fiction novel. Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith returns to familiar territory in his second book, The Land South of the Clouds. Readers...

Interview with Quan Barry: “Art helps us see beyond ourselves”

2015 saw the publication of two books by the award-winning poet Quan Barry: the novel She Weeps Each Time You’re Born and her fourth collection Loose Strife. She Weeps Each Time You're Born tells...

Eric Nguyen Reviews Hoa Nguyen’s ‘Violet Energy Ingots’

Reviewed by Eric Nguyen. The best of Hoa Nguyen’s poetry is challenging. There is no hand holding and very few concrete objects to grasp. “I love when poems disrupt expectations, are dissonant, cut and bend in unexpected ways,” she says in an interview with The Rusty Toque.