Vuong is the author of the poetry chapbooks No (2013) and Burnings (2010), which was an Over the Rainbow selection by the American Library Association. His work has been translated into Hindi, Korean, Russian, and Vietnamese. His honors include fellowships from the Elizabeth George Foundation, Poets House, Kundiman, and the Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts as well as an Academy of American Poets Prize, an American Poetry Review Stanley Kunitz Prize for Younger Poets, a Pushcart Prize, and a Beloit Poetry Journal Chad Walsh Poetry Prize.
In 2014, Vuong was awarded a Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry fellowship from the Poetry Foundation. He lives in Queens, New York, where he serves as managing editor for Thrush Press. His Night Sky With Exit Wounds is forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press in 2016.
Audio & PodcastsPoem of the Day Poem of the Day The Poetry Magazine Podcast
February 2014: "a joke that ends with—huh?"
Poems from Nance Van Winckel, Ocean Vuong, and a soundscape from Matthea Harvey.