Nothing but the Poem with Samuel Tongue: The Poetry of Ocean Vuong

  • Wed 17 Aug 17:00 - 18:00
  • Castle View Studio
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  • Castle View Studio
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Nothing but the Poem with Samuel Tongue: The Poetry of Ocean Vuong

Ocean Vuong has garnered international critical acclaim for his novel and two poetry collections. Born in Saigon and raised in the USA, Vuong’s writing draws heavily on his experiences of queerness, migration and class, especially in his new collection, Time is a Mother. Today, poet Samuel Tongue (who also works at Scottish Poetry Library) explores the grief and love that runs through Vuong’s poetry, before Vuong’s own event at the Book Festival.

Categories: East-West, LGBTQI+, Poetry/Spoken Word, Words/Reading, Workshop/Masterclass

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