Ocean Vuong, Poet and Fiction Writer | 2019 MacArthur Fellow
September 25, 2019 | MacArthur Fellows

Ocean Vuong is a poet and fiction writer. His is carrying folkloric traditions with linguistic experimentation in works that explore the effects of intergenerational trauma, the refugee experience, and the complexities of identity and desire with eloquence and clarity.

The MacArthur Fellowship is a $625,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more. 

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