July 12, 2023
7:00 PM EST

Event Description:

Join Us on ZOOM for the 2023 Gwenn A. Nusbaum/WWBA Poets to Come Award Ceremony on Wednesday, July 12 at 7:00PM EST to celebrate Scholarship Honoree, Susan Nguyen.

Susan Nguyen is a poet currently based in Arizona whose debut collection, Dear Diaspora, won the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in 2021. As a full-time Senior Editor for the literary journal Hayden’s Ferry Review, Susan currently spends her days publishing writers and mentoring students on the journal’s staff. As a poet, she adds her voice to the literary landscape of Vietnamese diasporic authors and poets. Last year’s honoree, Hua Xi, will be joining the celebration and will speak of how the Scholarship has supported her poetic endeavors.


For more information on the Gwenn A. Nusbaum/WWBA Poets to Come Scholarship visit: waltwhitman.org/poetstocome