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Ocean Vuong


Vietnam (b.1988)

Born in Saigon, Vietnam, Ocean Vuong attended Brooklyn College. He is the author of two chapbooks as well as a full-length collection, Night Sky with Exit Wounds. A 2014 Ruth Lilly Fellow and winner of the 2016 Whiting Award, Ocean Vuong lives in New York City.

Genres: Literary Fiction
 
Novels
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   Burnings (poems) (2010)
   Night Sky with Exit Wounds (poems) (2016)
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