Bich Ming Nguyen
Pen Name: None
Born: 1974 in Saigon, Viet Nam
Nguyen lives in Chicago and West Lafayette, Indiana with her husband Porter Shreve, also a novelist.
Biographical and Professional Information
- Stealing Buddha's Dinner , Viking, 2007
- Short Girls: A Novel, Viking Adult, 2009
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Stealing Buddha's Dinner: A Memoir
Release Date: 2007-02-01
Short Girls: A Novel
Release Date: 2009-07-23
Stealing Buddah's Dinner won a PEN/Jerard Award from the PEN American Center and was named a Chicago Tribune Best Book of 2007, a Kiriyama Prize Notable Book, an Asian American Literature Award finalist, and a BookSense pick.
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: Yes, contact:
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