Ocean Vuong is the Poetry Arts Series poet. He will be speaking Nov. 22, 2016. The event is sponsored by the Literary Arts Series.
Vuong is the author of Night Sky With Exit Wounds, which won the 2016 Whiting Award. His poetry and fiction has been featured in the Kenyon Review, The Nation, The New Yorker, and American Poetry Review, which awarded him the Stanley Kunitz Prize for Younger Poets. He was born in Saigon, Vietnam, and lives in New York City.