Ocean Vuong, 39th Annual ODU Literary Festival


Ocean Vuong


Media is loading

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



Baron And Ellin Gordon Art Galleries

Author/Artist Bio

Ocean Vuong is the author of the poetry collection Night Sky with Exit Wounds. A 2014 Ruth Lilly fellow, he has received honors from Poets House, The Civitella Ranieri Foundation, The Elizabeth George Foundation, and The Academy of American Poets. He received a 2014 Pushcart Prize and the 2012 Stanley Kunitz Prize for Younger Poets from American Poetry Review. His poems have appeared in the Best New Poets, Boston Review, Kenyon Review, The Nation, New Republic, The New Yorker, Poetry, and Tri-Quarterly. Born in Saigon, Vietnam, he lives in New York City.


Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.

Michael Pearson , Co-Director of the Festival, welcomed the audience and introduced Graduate Assistant Amanda Wynne, who introduced Ocean Vuong.

Video Runtime: 00:39:24

File Size: 334 MB

File Type: Video/mp4

This document is currently not available here.