Individual Author Record
Name: Vu TranPen Name: None Genre: Fiction Born: in Saigon, Vietnam Sites:
Illinois ConnectionTran is an Assistant Professor of Practice in the Arts in English and Creative Writing at the University of Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationVu Tran was born in Vietnam and raised in Oklahoma. He received his MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and his PhD from the Black Mountain Institute at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Chicago.His short stories have appeared in the ''O. Henry Prize Stories'', ''A Best of Fence'', ''The Southern Review'', ''Harvard Review'', and other publications. He has received honors from ''Glimmer Train Stories'' and the ''Michigan Quarterly Review''.
''Dragonfish:'', Norton, 2015