A Thousand Times You Lose Your Treasure - Nguyen, Hoa
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A collection inspired by Hoa's mother, a stunt motorcyclist in an all-woman Vietnamese circus troupe, is verse meditation on Vietnam's diaspora.

Produktbeschreibung
A collection inspired by Hoa's mother, a stunt motorcyclist in an all-woman Vietnamese circus troupe, is verse meditation on Vietnam's diaspora.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: WAVE BOOKS
  • Seitenzahl: 144
  • Erscheinungstermin: 6. April 2021
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 203mm x 150mm x 8mm
  • Gewicht: 227g
  • ISBN-13: 9781950268184
  • ISBN-10: 1950268187
  • Artikelnr.: 60170118
Autorenporträt
Hoa Nguyen is the author of several books of poetry, including A Thousand Times You Lose Your Treasure (Wave, forthcoming 2021), As Long As Trees Last, Red Juice, and Violet Energy Ingots, which received a 2017 Griffin Prize nomination. As a public proponent and advocate of contemporary poetry, she has served as guest editor for The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2018 and judge for the 2020 Griffin Prize for Poetry, and she has performed and lectured at numerous institutions, including Princeton University, Bard College, Poet's House, and the Banff Centre's Writers Studio. Recipient of a 2019 Pushcart Prize and a 2020 Neustadt International Prize for Literature nomination, she has received grants and fellowships from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council, the MacDowell, and the Millay Colony for the Arts. Her writing has garnered attention from such outlets as The PBS News Hour, Granta, The Walrus, New York Times, and Poetry, among others. Born in the Mekong Delta and raised and educated in the United States, Nguyen has lived in Canada since 2011.
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CONTENTS Seeds and Crumbs Ask about Language As If It Forgets Naming Assembles You "Language Points" Autonomous Song We Run on Trash Grass The Flying Motorist Artist Red She Broke the Cup Netting (Language Ghost) Napalm Notes Learning the Ðàn B
u Di
p Before Completion Less Than Slash Three Tryouts for the Flying Motorist Artist Team, 1958 German Tightrope Acrobat Group Paid a Visit to the Vietnamese Hùng Vi
t Female Flying Motorist Artist Group Tones in the Vietnamese Language Mud Matrix Why This Haunted Middle and Door Hung with Haunted Girl Bones from Vogue Magazine 1970 Sing Ding (Ghostly) Vietnam Ghost Story: High School Clock Tower Revenge Poem Red Shoes Girl Song from On "New Music" (Tân Nh
c): Notes Toward a Social History of Vietnamese Music in the Twentieth Century Crow Pheasant Exercise 14 Oxbow Lake Mother's River Moon (Traveling with the Traveling Circus, Lower Mekong, 1959) Notes on Operation Hades Mexico Warm Rain Feast of the First Morning of the First Day Last Letter Durian Sonnet Dang You Then a Dang Unrelated Future Tense