Nam Le: 36 Ways of Writing a Vietnamese Poem


Nam Le + Janaka Malwatta

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Regular Program

1058

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#About the event


#Artists

Nam Le

Nam Le

Nam Le is the author of The Boat, On David Malouf, and 36 Ways of Writing a Vietnamese Poem. His work, which appears in modern classics series, has received major awards in Australia, America and Europe, and is widely translated, anthologised and taught. His poetry has been published in Paris Review, POETRY, American Poetry Review, The Monthly, Yale Review, BOMB, Granta, HEAT, Lana Turner and elsewhere. He lives in Melbourne.

Janaka Malwatta

Janaka Malwatta

Janaka Malwatta was born in Sri Lanka, grew up in London, and now spends his time between Sri Lanka and Brisbane. He won the 2021 Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize for blackbirds don’t mate with starlings, which was published by University of Queensland Press in 2022. He has appeared at Brisbane Writers Festival, the OzAsia Festival and at Queensland Poetry Festvial. He has been published in various magazines, including Cordite Poetry Review, Rabbit Poetry Journal and Peril Magazine.



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