Phan Nhien Hao, born in Vietnam, immigrated to the US in 1991. He has a BA in Vietnamese Literature from The Teachers College of Saigon, a BA in American Literature from UCLA, and a Masters in Library Science from UCLA. He is the author of two collections of poems, Paradise of Paper Bells
(1998) and Manufacturing Poetry 99-04
(2004). He currently lives in Los Angeles.
Read about Phan Nhien Hao's 2010 visit to McGlinchey's, a favorite Philadelphia haunt of Linh Dinh, and see two poems as well as the fascinating interview included in the Tupelo book.
Reviews of Phan Nhien Hao's Night, Fish, and Charlie Parker