Interview with Hoa Nguyen with James Lindsay on Toronto’s Open Book

by James Lindsay

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VEI: Named a 2016 Top Pick by Publisher’s Weekly.

In his introduction to Red Juice (poems 1998-2008), Anselm Berrigan describes the poetry of Hoa Nguyen as, “sonic environments made …

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Reading & Writing through Fred Wah’s Scree: A Poetry Workshop with Hoa Nguyen

pjimageReading and Writing through Fred Wah’s Scree: A Poetry Workshop from Sept. 11 to Dec. 11, 2016 (Cyberspace and Toronto, ON)

To inquire about becoming a virtual or in-person student, please contact me at hn2626@gmail.com. I will gladly …

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VIOLET ENERGY INGOTS NAMED A TOP BOOK OF THE FALL BY PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

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Violet Energy Ingots by Hoa Nguyen (September, 2016) has been listed in the top ten poetry collections of fall 2016 by Publishers Weekly!

It’s Nguyen’s fourth collection, and the first since Red Juice: Poems 1998-2008.

The poems in …

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Review of “Tells…” by Allison Noelle Conner

“For Nguyen, language is not static or unchanging or inherent. It can easily be fragmented to reveal hidden meanings, alternative possibilities, and unknown sentiments. It can exist as a song that resists the rational, the ordered, the logical, the dominant. …

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Voice Recording from Harry’s House

Voice recording from Harry’s House Vol. III by Hoa Nguyen

A Thousand Times You Lose Your Treasure

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Make-out poetry and punk rock

“Nguyen works with art that is messy and disobedient, art that makes use of distortion and force, and she spoke of music as a ritualized remedy.”

Liz Lvov on a recent talk and reading at Hamilton College.

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Seattle Reading Tonight: Natasha Marin, Hoa Nguyen, and Matthew Trease

13006586_10103727850374909_8328924896731902958_nTonight, Friday April 22, I’ll be reading for Margin Shift alongside local writers and artists Natasha Marin and Matthew Trease.
Common Area Maintenance in Belltwon at 2125 2nd Ave at 7pm.

I hope to see you all there.

From

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Living Room: An Essay on Teaching, Poets, and Poetry by Hoa Nguyen

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Blog post for the Bagley Wright Lecture Series where I talk about teaching creative writing, poets, and poetry as a living room.

 

 

“I feel like this image captures something of my life and practice as …

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Hamilton College Hosts Two Talks on Poetics: Hoa Nguyen & John Rufo

12977148_988736567887707_1680001997201764120_oHoa Nguyen and John Rufo will present two talks on poetics on Monday April 18th.

Hoa Nguyen’s talk + reading will be at 4:30pm in KJ 005.
John Rufo’s talk will be at Ha7:00pm in KJ 005.

In this talk, …

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Interview on the Rusty Toque

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Jacqueline Valencia interviews Hoa Nguyen here.

 

 

“What matters to me in poetry is when poetry risks saying something–and addresses the complicated mess that is modernity.”…

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