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BE Here - Hieu Minh Nguyen

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Ballroom
1395 University Street, Eugene, OR 97403


The BEseries and partners are excited to welcome HIEU MINH NGUYEN to the UO campus. Author of Not Here, Hieu is a queer Vietnamese American writer, award winning poet, Kundiman Fellow, and NEA Literature fellow. His work has appeared in PBS Newshour, POETRY Magazine, Gulf Coast, BuzzFeed, Poetry London, Nashville Review, Indiana Review, and more. Hieu's debut collection of poetry, This Way to the Sugar (Write Bloody Publishing, 2014) was named a finalist for both the Lambda Literary Award and the MN Book Award. His second collection of poetry, Not Here (Coffee House Press, 2018) won the Publishing Triangle Thom Gunn Award, Finalist for the Lambda Literary Award in Poetry, Finalist for the 2019 Minnesota Book Award in Poetry, Entropy “Best of 2018: Best Poetry Books & Poetry Collections”, and a 2019 Over the Rainbow Booklist Poetry title. The BEseries and partners are honored to host a dinner and presentation with Hieu Minh Nguyen, join us! Co-sponsors: DOS-LGBTESS, Dept of Sociology, College of Education, UOTeach, ADPI-SIG