Anh-Hoa Thi Nguyen

Anh-Hoa Thi Nguyen is a poet, community artist, activist, and educator. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Mills College. In addition to journals, magazines, and anthologies, her publications include “AS IS: A Collection of Visual and Literary Works by Vietnamese American Artists” and “Troubling Borders, An Anthology of Art and Literature by Southeast Asian Women in the Diaspora.”

Anh-Hoa has been a board member of the Asian American Women Artists Association and member of the Vietnamese Artists Collective. She has also been an Artist-in-Residence at the de Young Museum and Writer-in-Residence at Hedgebrook. She is a VONA alumna, Elizabeth George Foundation Fellow, and a Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant recipient.

Anh-Hoa was recently a host for the Minnesota Humanities Center’s War and MemorySeries and a presenter for the PBS-TPT/MELSA The Vietnam War: 360 series. In the summer of 2018, she was the artist-in-residence for The Floating Library with her project Waves Enfolding: A Paper Memorial that honored the lives lost during the Vietnamese refugee waves of 1954 and after The War in Vietnam and South East Asia, 1975-1992. Anh-Hoa is currently a Lecturer of English at St. Catherine University.