It is with great pleasure that New England Review and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference announce the selection of Hai-Dang Phan as the recipient of the second annual New England Review Award for Emerging Writers.
Hai-Dang Phan is a poet, translator, and assistant professor at Grinnell College. In addition to New England Review, his poems have been published or are forthcoming in Poetry, the New Yorker, Best American Poetry 2016, jubilat, Prelude, and Bennington Review, and a chapbook of poems, Small Wars, will be out this spring from Convulsive Editions. His translations of work by the contemporary Vietnamese poet Phan Nhiên Hạo have been published in Asymptote, Waxwing, Anomalous, and Cerise Press, and were recognized with a fellowship from the American Literary Translators Association. A graduate of the University of Florida’s MFA program in creative writing, he currently lives in Des Moines and is working on his first poetry book.
Phan will attend the 2016 Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference as the New England Review Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference Scholar. His poem “Are Those F-16s?” appears in NER 36.4. Please join us in wishing Hai-Dang Phan a hearty congratulations.