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Ocean Vuong Interviewed for All Things Considered April 25, 2016: At NPR’s All Things Considered, poet Ocean Vuong discusses his debut collection, Night Sky With Exit Wounds (Copper Canyon Press, 2016), preserving his Vietnamese culture in the U.S., and more. [...] by

‘Colloquial English was a Destination:’ New Yorker Profiles Ocean Vuong April 11, 2016: Born in Saigon, Ocean Vuong traveled to the United States in 1990; he grew up in Hartford, Connecticut. Although originally named Vinh Quoc Vuong, his mother renamed him Ocean when she learned its [...] by

2016 Whiting Award Winners Announced March 24, 2016: Congratulations to LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs, Layli Long Soldier, Safiya Sinclair, and Ocean Vuong who were honored with a Whiting Award in the poetry category. The Whiting carries a generous $50,000 [...] by

Ocean Vuong Interviewed at Split This Rock February 17, 2016: At Split This Rock, Tanya Olson talks to Ocean Vuong about his debut collection Night Sky With Exit Wounds (Copper Canyon 2016), citizenship, performing poems, Zen practice, and a bid for poet [...] by

Reading List: December 2014 December 9, 2014: The Reading List is a feature of Poetry magazine’s Editors’ Blog. This month contributors to the December issue share some books that held their interest. Jennifer Bartlett I have been writing on [...] by

Ready for a Powerful Poetry Reading? December 5, 2014: Live from Room 8201 at the Miami Book Fair International comes this galvanizing reading with Nathaniel Mackey, and the 2014 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellows (from left to [...] by

Reading List: February 2014 February 11, 2014: The Reading List is a feature of Poetry magazine’s Editors’ Blog. This month contributors to the February issue share a book—or several—that held their interest recently. Mark Ford I’d like [...] by