Reading with Hai-Dang Phan
Reading and Q&A with moderator Margaret Ross.
Hai-Dang Phan was born in Vietnam and raised in Wisconsin. He is the author of the poetry collection Reenactments (Sarabande, 2019) and the translator of Phan Nhiên Hạo’s selected volume of poems, Paper Bells (The Song Cave, 2020). His poetry has appeared in Poetry, The New Yorker, New England Review, Lana Turner, and in the anthologies Best American Poetry 2016, New Poetry from the Midwest 2019, and The Norton Introduction to Literature (13th Edition). The recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Bread Loaf Writers Conference, and the American Literary Translators Association. He teaches at Grinnell College and lives in Iowa City.
Margaret Ross is the author of A Timeshare. Her poems and translations have appeared in The New Republic, The Paris Review, and POETRY, and have been recognized by a Wallace Stegner Fellowship, a Fulbright arts grant, and residencies from Yaddo. She is currently a Harper Schmidt Fellow and collegiate assistant professor at the University of Chicago.