Episode 57: Hao Nguyen

Episode Summary

Los Angeles Poet Laureate Lynne Thompson reads Hao Nguyen’s poem "Napalm Notes" from her collection A Thousand Times You Lose Your Treasure.

Participant(s) Bio

Born in the Mekong Delta, Hoa Nguyen was raised and educated in the United States and has lived in Canada since 2011. Hoa has had the privilege to work and teach all over the United States and Canada, and share her unique perspective through her poetry. She is the author of several books including As Long As Trees Last, Red Juice: Poems 1998-2008, and Violet Energy Ingots which received a 2017 Griffin Prize nomination. Her fifth book of poems, A Thousand Times You Lose Your Treasure was named a finalist for a Kingsley Tufts Award, National Book Award, and the Governor General’s Literary Award.

Source: Hao-Nguyen.com