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Eric Nguyen

Eric Nguyen Biography

Eric Nguyen earned an MFA in Creative Writing from McNeese State University in Louisiana. He has been awarded fellowships from Lambda Literary, Voices of Our Nation Arts (VONA), and the Tin House Writers Workshop. He is the editor-in-chief of diaCRITICS.org. He lives in Washington, DC. Things We Lost to the Water is his first novel

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