Hieu Minh Nguyen

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Hieu Minh Nguyen is a Vietnamese American poet born and raised by a single mother in the Mcdonough Housing Projects in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

His debut collection of poetry, This Way to the Sugar, was a finalist for the Lambda Book Award.[1] His second collection, Not Here, was published in April 2018 by Coffee House Press.[2]

His work has been published in The Journal, PANK, Vinyl, Muzzle, The Paris-American, and Indiana Review.[3]

Nguyen has been a Kundiman fellow, winner of the VERVE grant from Intermedia Arts and the Minnesota Emerging Writers’ Grant from The Loft Literary Center, and been a recipient of the University of Arizona Poetry Center's Summer Residency.[3] He is an MFA candidate at Warren Wilson College.[4]

He is based in Minneapolis.[5]

Published Works[edit]



  1. ^ "This Way to the Sugar by Hieu Nguyen- Lambda Book Award Finalist : Writebloody Publishing". Write Bloody. http://writebloody.com/shop/products/this-way-to-the-sugar-by-hieu-nguyen/. External link in |publisher= (help); Missing or empty |url= (help)
  2. ^ Frank, Priscilla (2017-02-28). "34 Poets Of Color Summarize 2017 In Verse". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2017-04-07.
  3. ^ a b Hieu Minh Nguyen http://www.hieuminhnguyen.com/. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ "Hieu Minh Nguyen". NEA. 2017-03-08. Retrieved 2018-05-27.
  5. ^ Segal, Corinne (December 28, 2015). "Hieu Minh Nguyen challenges white supremacy in poems about his family". PBS NewsHour. Retrieved 2017-04-07.