Ocean Vuong’s Debut Novel Is a Cascading Meditation on Generational Trauma

Ocean Vuong reads from his stunning debut novel, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2019-06-14 12:00:01 UTC ]
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Dr. Ruha Benjamin and Ocean Vuong have won the 2020 Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize.

Earlier this morning, the Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) announced the winners of the 2020 Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize for nonfiction and fiction/poetry. The Award, one of the few major literary prizes from a public library system, comes with a $5,000 purse. Previous winners include... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-23 17:59:11 UTC ]
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Ocean Vuong shares stories behind 'On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous'

Ocean Vuong, bestselling author of "On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous," talks about writing and inspiration with the L.A. Times Book Club. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-01-28 22:54:54 UTC ]
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When everything changed: Novelist Ocean Vuong reflects on a year of intense highs and lows

Ocean Vuong, bestselling author of "On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous," joins the L.A. Times Book Club on Jan. 27. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-01-09 00:57:08 UTC ]
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Newsletter: Book club begins 2020 with Ocean Vuong's 'On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous'

The L.A. Times Book Club's 2020 selections include "On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous" and "American Dirt." Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-12-21 16:00:22 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Book Club's next read is Ocean Vuong's 'On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous'

L.A. Times Book Club's 2020 lineup also includes 'American Dirt' and 'From Our Land to Our Land.' Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-12-20 15:00:03 UTC ]
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Second Generation snaps up dramatic rights to Hickson-Lovence’s debut

London-based production company Second Generation has secured the dramatic rights to Ashley Hickson-Lovence’s debut novel The 392 (OWN IT!). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-03 17:59:21 UTC ]
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Ocean Vuong (and his mom) steal the show at the second biannual Asian American Literature Festival.

All photos courtesy of Hannah Colen. Held in Washington D.C., the Second-Annual Asian American Literature Festival took place this year at multiple locations including the Library of Congress, the Smithsonian Freer|Sackler Galleries, and kicked off at Franklin Park down the street from the Eaton... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-05 16:16:47 UTC ]
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Ocean Vuong’s ‘On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous’ animates the visceral beauty of youth

Ocean Vuong’s “Night Sky With Exit Wounds” was a work of unique brilliance that accomplished something else extraordinarily rare for a poetry collection: In addition to winning both the T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry and the Whiting Award, the 2016 book sold well. His debut novel, “On Earth... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-31 17:05:00 UTC ]
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Rabbi Examines Trauma Passed Down Through Generations

Rabbi Tirzah Firestone, a psychotherapist, explores how Jews, and others, can use the inherited memories of horrors to heal themselves and the world in ‘Wounds Into Wisdom.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Worldwide deals for refugee Vuong's debut novel

Rights to T S Eliot Prize winner Ocean Vuong’s debut novel have been snapped up around the world, with Jonathan Cape clinching rights to publish it in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cape Poetry signs 'important new voice' Ocean Vuong

Jonathan Cape has signed an award-winning debut American poet to its list, Ocean Vuong, tipped to be "an important new voice" after making "huge waves" in the US. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chance the Rapper’s “Debut” Album Disappoints Only Because It’s Not Really His Debut

With The Big Day, the wunderkind tries to outdo Coloring Book and ends up spreading himself thin. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-07-29 16:14:20 UTC ]
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S&S bags Bennett's debut thriller on New Zealand’s colonial past

Simon & Schuster UK has landed Better the Blood, the "engrossing and exciting" debut thriller by award-winning Māori screenwriter and director Michael Bennett. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-24 11:17:04 UTC ]
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500 days a debut

I’ve been a debut novelist for more than 500 days but today my status will change with the publication of my second novel, Find Her First. So before I leave my debut days behind me I wanted to take a look back and reflect on what being a first-time author has meant for me, and the huge learning... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-19 22:26:18 UTC ]
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Yellow Kite secures children's activity debut from David

Yellow Kite has secured How to Create Little Happy Learners: Daily Activities for Children, the debut from Sophie David which aims to “promote a love of learning”.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-19 13:59:28 UTC ]
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Europa pre-empts Yi's 'funny and bonkers' debut in two-book deal

Europa Editions UK has acquired Esther Yi's "incredible" debut novel Y/N in a two book pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-19 12:54:14 UTC ]
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Atlantic bags 'gorgeous' debut from Grudova in two-book deal

Atlantic Books has acquired Camilla Grudova's Children of Paradise, a "stunning" debut novel exploring the lives of cinema workers and sex. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-19 06:20:25 UTC ]
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Summersdale swoops for Keel's 'majestic' Swan debut

Summersdale has swooped for Swan – Portrait of a Majestic Bird, from Mythical Meanings to the Modern Day, the “majestic" debut book by Dan Keel.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-18 22:09:57 UTC ]
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Jessamine Chan’s Debut Calls Modern-Day Parenting Into Question

At Electric Literature, Diane Cooke speaks to Jessamine Chan about The School for Good Mothers, Chan’s incisive debut novel that revolves around how a young mother’s error lands her in a government reform program and at risk of losing custody of her child. They discuss one of Chan’s main... Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2022-01-18 21:30:56 UTC ]
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