Hieu Minh Nguyen is the author of This Way to the Sugar (Write Bloody Press, 2014) and Not Here (Coffee House Press, 2018). In 2018, Hieu was awarded the Ruth Lily and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation. He is also a 2018 McKnight Writing Fellow, a Kundiman Fellow, a 2017 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellow, and a poetry editor for Muzzle Magazine. His work has also appeared in Poetry Magazine, the New York Times, Best American Poetry, the Academy of American Poets, and BuzzFeed. He lives in Minneapolis and attends the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College.
The event is part of the Emerging Writers Series, in partnership with the University of Nevada, Reno, supported by Nevada Humanities, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and MGM, with support from the Tran Thi Oanh Fund for Black Mountain Institute.