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Poet & Essayist Known for "Night Sky with Exit Wounds"

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Ocean Vuong is the author of the debut novel, On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous, out in 2019 and forthcoming in 12 other languages worldwide. 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, winner of the T.S. Eliot Prize, the Whiting Award, the Thom Gunn Award, and the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. A Ruth Lilly fellow from the Poetry Foundation, his honors include fellowships from the Lannan Foundation, the Civitella Ranieri Foundation, The Elizabeth George Foundation, The Academy of American Poets, and the Pushcart Prize.

Vuong's writings have been featured in The Atlantic, Harpers, The Nation, New Republic, The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Village Voice, and American Poetry Review, which awarded him the Stanley Kunitz Prize for Younger Poets. Selected by Foreign Policy magazine as a 2016 100 Leading Global Thinker, alongside Hillary Clinton, Ban Ki-Moon and Justin Trudeau, Ocean was also named by BuzzFeed Books as one of “32 Essential Asian American Writers” and has been profiled on NPR’s “All Things Considered,” PBS NewsHour, Teen Vogue, VICE, The Fantastic Man, and The New Yorker.

Born in Saigon, Vietnam, he lives in Northampton, Massachusetts, where he serves as an Assistant Professor in the MFA Program for Poets and Writers at Umass-Amherst.

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On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel

Night Sky with Exit Wounds

Night Sky with Exit Wounds

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Ocean Vuong

Poet & Essayist Known for "Night Sky with Exit Wounds"

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Ocean Vuong Biography

Ocean Vuong is the author of the debut novel, On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous, out in 2019 and forthcoming in 12 other languages worldwide. 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, winner of the T.S. Eliot Prize, the Whiting Award, the Thom Gunn Award, and the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. A Ruth Lilly fellow from the Poetry Foundation, his honors include fellowships from the Lannan Foundation, the Civitella Ranieri Foundation, The Elizabeth George Foundation, The Academy of American Poets, and the Pushcart Prize.

Vuong's writings have been featured in The Atlantic, Harpers, The Nation, New Republic, The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Village Voice, and American Poetry Review, which awarded him the Stanley Kunitz Prize for Younger Poets. Selected by Foreign Policy magazine as a 2016 100 Leading Global Thinker, alongside Hillary Clinton, Ban Ki-Moon and Justin Trudeau, Ocean was also named by BuzzFeed Books as one of “32 Essential Asian American Writers” and has been profiled on NPR’s “All Things Considered,” PBS NewsHour, Teen Vogue, VICE, The Fantastic Man, and The New Yorker.

Born in Saigon, Vietnam, he lives in Northampton, Massachusetts, where he serves as an Assistant Professor in the MFA Program for Poets and Writers at Umass-Amherst.

Ocean Vuong Videos

  • Ocean Vuong talks about his work
    Ocean Vuong talks about his work and his collection 'Night Sky with Exit Wounds', published by Cape Poetry and shortlisted for the 2017 T. S. Eliot...
  • A Reading by Ocean Vuong
    Poet Ocean Vuong reads from his work at Buffalo Street Books, Ithaca, NY on November 5, 2016. Introduction by Lesley Williamson, Executive Director,...

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  • How to book Ocean Vuong?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Ocean Vuong for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Ocean Vuong, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Ocean Vuong or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Ocean Vuong?

    Booking fees for Ocean Vuong, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ocean Vuong, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Ocean Vuong?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ocean Vuong for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ocean Vuong for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Ocean Vuong or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Ocean Vuong or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Ocean Vuong is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Ocean Vuong for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Ocean Vuong generally travels from Northampton, MA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Yusef Komunyakaa, Cathy Park Hong, Tayari Jones, Elizabeth Acevedo and Kirstin Chen. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Ocean Vuong for an upcoming event.

Ocean Vuong Speaker Videos

  • Ocean Vuong talks about his work
    Ocean Vuong talks about his work and his collection 'Night Sky with Exit Wounds', published by Cape Poetry and shortlisted for the 2017 T. S. Eliot Prize.
    A Reading by Ocean Vuong
    Poet Ocean Vuong reads from his work at Buffalo Street Books, Ithaca, NY on November 5, 2016. Introduction by Lesley Williamson, Executive Director, Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts. This program...

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