Ocean Vuong

Vietnam – US

Ocean Vuong is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel, On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous. A recipient of a 2019 MacArthur “Genius” Grant, he is also the author of the critically acclaimed poetry collection, Night Sky with Exit Wounds, a New York Times Top 10 Book of 2016 that won multiple awards including the T.S. Eliot Prize. A Ruth Lilly fellow from the Poetry Foundation, his honours include fellowships from the Lannan Foundation and more.

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