Media Appearances

Vietnamese Boat People - “Between the Lines” - (May 2019)

Portrait - “my father writes from louisiana” (Spring 2019)

Project Yellow Dress - “my father writes from louisiana” (April 2019)

Vassar Student Review - “do you feel your history” (May 2018)

Awards

Vassar College English Dept. - Beatrice Daw Brown Prize for Poetry (May 2019)

Kimberly Nguyen reads and comments on, "ode to my eczema", "loan words", "seine river", "open letter to the my lai massacre", "creme brûlée", "nola", "my father writes from louisiana", "americanisation looks like", "hot or cold/for immediate consumption/cash only", and "connectivity" on May 9, 2019 at Vassar College.
Kimberly reads "how to read this collection", "open letter to the my lai massacre", "creme brûlée", "my father writes from louisiana", and "connectivity" at Vassar College on May 8, 2019.
Kimberly Nguyen performs "where are you from" at Vassar College. This poem traces a series of Vietnamese words back to their colonial roots, and asks serious questions about national identity in the face of 1000 years of colonial history.
Kimberly Nguyen performs "after my first mfa program rejection" at Vassar College.

Kimberly Nguyen performs "memory graves" at Vassar College. This poem was inspired by a show by Sarah and Phil Kaye in Brooklyn that she attended.