Saturday, April 14, 2012

In Defense of Dancing By Ocean Vuong

Born in Saigon, Vietnam, Ocean Vuong is currently an undergraduate at Brooklyn College, CUNY. He was a semi-finalist for the 2011 Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award and has received an Academy of American Poets award, the Connecticut Poetry Society’s Al Savard Award, as well as four Pushcart Prize nominations. Poems appear in RHINO, diode, Lantern Review, the Collagist, Verse Daily, and PANK, among others. He keeps a blog at