Vu Tran

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Vu Tran
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Born1975 (age 42–43)
Saigon, Vietnam
OccupationNovelist, writer
GenreFiction

Vu Hoang Tran (born 1975 Saigon, Vietnam) is a Vietnamese American writer.

Tran's debut novel, Dragonfish, was released in 2015.[1]

Life[edit]

Vu Tran was born in Saigon, Vietnam in 1975 and grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He graduated from the University of Tulsa with an MA, from the Iowa Writers' Workshop with an MFA, and from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas as a Glenn Schaeffer Fellow in Fiction with a PhD.

His work has appeared in the Southern Review, Glimmer Train Stories, Harvard Review, Fence Magazine, Michigan Quarterly Review, Nimrod, Interim, and Antioch Review.[2]

He currently teaches creative writing at the University of Chicago.[3]

Awards[edit]

  • 2011 Finalist Award – Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Literature
  • 2009 Whiting Award
  • 2004 Lawrence Foundation Prize from the Michigan Quarterly Review
  • 2003 Short-Story Award for New Writers from Glimmer Train Stories

Works[edit]

  • "The Other Country". Harvard Review. Harvard University. 28. Spring 2005.
  • "Vespertine". FiveChapters. 2010. Retrieved August 26, 2015.

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