Born in the Mekong Delta and raised in the Washington, D.C. area, Hoa Nguyen is the author of five books of poetry, including As Long As Trees Last and Red Juice. Her book Violet Energy Ingots, also from Wave Books, received a 2017 Griffin Prize for poetry nomination. She teaches poetics at Ryerson University, for Miami University’s low residency MFA program, for the Milton Avery School for Fine Arts at Bard College, and in a long-running, private workshop.

Events Hoa Nguyen was involved in

  • Best Canadian Poetry of 2018

    Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 5:00 PM

    This tribute celebrates the release of the latest edition of Best Canadian Poetry, a must-read for anyone with an interest in contemporary literature. A number of poets will be in attendance.

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  • The Best Canadian Poetry Launch

    Friday, October 30, 2015 - 7:30 PM

    Contributing poets to The Best Canadian Poetry 2015 read their poems from the anthology.

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