23rd Annual Literary Festival

23rd Annual Literary Festival
Old Dominion University
October 2-6, 2000


Lê Thi Diem Thuy

Lê Thi Diem Thuy is a writer and solo performance artist. Born in Vietnam and raised in Southern California, she currently resides in Massachusetts. Her prose and poetry have appeared in The Massachusetts Review, Harper's Magazine, and The Best American Essays of 1997, as well as in anthologies The Very Inside, Half & Half, and Watermark.

Her solo performance works, Red Fiery Summer and the bodies between us, have been presented at, among other venues, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the International Women Playwrights' Festival in Galway, Ireland, and the New World Theater at the University of Massachusetts. A book of prose titled The Gangster We Are All Looking For is forthcoming from Alfred A. Knopf. [extracted from 2000 brochure]

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