Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai is the author of eight books of poetry, short fiction and nonfiction in Vietnamese. She has been honored with the Hà Nội Writers Association’s Poetry of the Year 2010 Award, the Capital’s Literature & Arts Award, and First Prize – the Poetry Competition About 1,000 Years Hà Nội, among others. Her debut novel, and first book in English, The Mountains Sing, is a New York Times Editors’ Choice. Quế Mai has a PhD in Creative Writing at Lancaster University, United Kingdom. She divides her time between Indonesia and Việt Nam.
For more information, visit her at www.nguyenphanquemai.com
Nguyến Phan Quế Mai是一位著有八本詩歌，短篇小說和非小說類書籍的越南作者。 她獲得了Hà Nội Writers Association’s Poetry of the Year 2010 Award，the Capital’s Literature & Arts Award以及the Poetry Competition About 1,000 Years Hà Nội一等獎。 她的首本小說，以及第一本英語書籍《 The Mountains Sing》，是《紐約時報》編輯之選。 Quế Mai擁有英國蘭開斯特大學創意寫作博士學位。 她把居住時間分配在印度尼西亞和越南之間。
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