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Diana Khoi Nguyen


Diana Khoi Nguyen was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She is the author of Ghost Of (Omnidawn, 2018), which was a finalist for the 2018 National Book Award, and winner of the 2019 Kate Tufts Discovery Award and Colorado Book Award. A recipient of an Academy of American Poets University Prize and Kundiman fellow, she's currently a writer-in-residence at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She teaches in the Randolph College MFA program and the Lighthouse Writers Workshop, and lives in Knoxville.