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      November 14, 2019

       

      University of Massachusetts
      Amherst, Massachusetts 01003

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      Author Talks: Ocean Vuong

      Presented in conjunction with the MFA Program for Poets and Writers.

      Ocean Vuong is the author of the debut novel, On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous (2019) forthcoming in 15 other languages worldwide. His critically-acclaimed poetry collection, Night Sky with Exit Wounds, was a New York Times Top 10 Book of 2016, and 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 is an Assistant professor in the MFA Program for Poets and Writers at UMass Amherst.

      Cost: Free admission

      Categories: University & Alumni

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