Hoa Nguyen

Born in the Mekong Delta and raised in the Washington, D.C. area, Hoa Nguyen studied Poetics at New College of California in San Francisco. Author of four full-length books of poetry, her titles include As Long As Trees Last and Red Juice, Poems 1998-2008. In the fall of 2016, Publishers Weekly selected her book Violet Energy Ingots as one of the top ten poetry books published in the fall of 2016. Nguyen teaches at Ryerson University, for Miami University’s low residency MFA program, for Bard College the Milton Avery School for Fine Arts), and in a long-running, private poetics workshop.