Nguyễn Ngọc Tư

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Nguyễn Ngọc Tư
Born 1976
Đầm Dơi District, Cà Mau Province
Occupation Writer
Nationality Vietnam
Period 2000–present
Notable work(s) Cánh đồng bất tận - Endless fields

Nguyễn Ngọc Tư is a Vietnamese short story writer and novelist from Cà Mau Province in the Mekong Delta. She has received various awards, including the Southeast Asian Writers Award in 2008 and the Vietnam Writers' Association Award for her most famous work Cánh đồng bất tận (The Endless Field) in 2006. Cánh đồng bất tận has been translated into Korean, Swedish, and English.[1] Floating Lives, a movie based on the book, has generated revenues of 17 billion VND in 2010[1] (around 0.8 million USD).

The first collection of NNT's stories in English, Floating Lives, was published in 2012.

Major works[edit]

  • Ngọn đèn không tắt (The Inextinguishable Light, 2000)
  • Ông ngoại (Grandpa, 2001)
  • Biển người mênh mông (The Ocean of People, 2003)
  • Giao thừa (New Year's Eve, 2003)
  • Nước chảy mây trôi (Flowing Waters, Flying Clouds, 2004)
  • Cánh đồng bất tận (The Endless Field, 2005)
  • Sống chậm thời @ (Slow Life in the @ Era, 2006 - co-author Lê Thiếu Nhơn)
  • Ngày mai của những ngày mai (Tomorrow of Tomorrows, 2007)
  • Sầu trên đỉnh Puvan (The Sorrow Trees of Puvan Mountain, 2007)
  • Gió lẻ và 9 câu chuyện khác ('Single Wind' and 9 More Stories, 2008)
  • Biển của mỗi người (The Sea of Every Person, 2008)
  • Yêu người ngóng núi (Missing You as I Look at Mountain, 2009)
  • Khói trời lộng lẫy (Fabulous Clouds in the Sky, 2010)
  • Bánh trái mùa xưa (The Sweetness of the Past, 2012)
  • Sông (River, novel, 2012)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Nguyễn Ngọc Tư: Một nhà văn viết về thân phận con người". Thanh Nien. 29 October 2012. Retrieved 25 November 2012.