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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W&N pre-empts Thankam Mathews' 'extraordinary' debut

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has pre-empted a debut from Iowa Writers' Workshop graduate Sarah Thankam Mathews.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-15 11:02:18 UTC ]
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Brittany Higgins' memoir will join a powerful Australian collection reclaiming women's stories of trauma. Here are four

Brittany Higgins' forthcoming memoir will allow her to tell her story in her own words. She'll join a group of strong women who've done just that. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2021-04-15 03:00:00 UTC ]
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Knopf's Jackson Sells Debut Novel for Rumored Seven Figures

In a deal rumored to be in the seven figure-range, Knopf editor Jenny Jackson sold her debut novel to Pam Dorman, who has an eponymous imprint at Penguin Random House. 'Pineapple Street' follows three sisters who are members of a wealthy family, and is slated to be released in early 2023. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S wins auction for 'relatable' debut from Rebecca Ryan

Simon & Schuster UK has acquired My (Extra)Ordinary Life, a "funny, heart-warming and relatable" debut by author Rebecca Ryan, after winning a three-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-10 01:19:05 UTC ]
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‘The Final Revival of Opal & Nev’ is a dazzling debut full of unforgettable characters

Dawnie Walton’s novel is framed as an oral history about two musicians who got their start as an interracial duo in the 1970s. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-31 15:48:32 UTC ]
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In Gabriela Garcia’s ‘Of Women and Salt,’ five generations of mothers and daughters fight to stay afloat

Her debut stretches from 1866 Cuba to the present-day United States, chronicling traumas both experienced and inherited. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-30 08:29:10 UTC ]
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A debut novel about migration, family and survival is everything 'American Dirt' wasn't

"Of Women and Salt," tracking generations of Latinas, comes out of Gabriela Garcia's family story, life experience and advocacy for migrants. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-03-23 19:20:30 UTC ]
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