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Born: in Saigon, Vietnam
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Tran is an Assistant Professor of Practice in the Arts in English and Creative Writing at the University of Chicago.
Biographical and Professional Information
Vu Tran was born in Vietnam and raised in Oklahoma. He received his MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and his PhD from the Black Mountain Institute at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Chicago.
His short stories have appeared in the O. Henry Prize Stories, A Best of Fence, The Southern Review, Harvard Review, and other publications. He has received honors from Glimmer Train Stories and the Michigan Quarterly Review.
Dragonfish, Norton, 2015
Titles at Your Library
Dragonfish: A Novel
Release Date: 2016-08-02
- Notable Book, New York Times, 2015
- Starred Review, Publishers Weekly
- Whiting Writers Award, 2009
- Finalist, Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise, 2011
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