The New Salon: Ocean Vuong in Conversation with Darin Strauss


New York University

Thursday, October 17, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Organizer: NYU Creative Writing Program

Venue: NYU Creative Writing Program, Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House

58 West 10th Street
New York, NY 10003 United States

Hosted by NYU Creative Writing Program senior faculty member and National Book Critics Circle Award winner Darin Strauss. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU.

Ocean Vuong’s debut novel, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, was published by Penguin in June 2019. He is also the author of the poetry collection, Night Sky with Exit Wounds, a New York Times Top 10 Book of 2016, winner of the T. S. Eliot Prize, the Whiting Award, the Thom Gunn Award, and the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. A Ruth Lilly fellow from the Poetry Foundation, his honors include fellowships from the Lannan Foundation, the Civitella Ranieri Foundation, The Elizabeth George Foundation, The Academy of American Poets, and the Pushcart Prize. He received his MFA from the NYU Creative Writing Program. Vuong is currently the Artist-in-Residence at the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU.

No registration required.

This venue is wheelchair accessible with advance notice; please call the Creative Writing Program at (212) 998-8816 or email if you need any accommodations.

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