The debut novel of the acclaimed young poet. Little Dog writes a letter to a mother who cannot read, contending with a family history with Vietnam at its centre but speaking of the concerns of the contemporary American moment.
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Ocean Vuong was a Ruth Lilly fellow and winner of a Pushcart Prize, and has received honours and awards from Poets House and the Academy of American Poets. Night Sky with Exit Wounds won the 2016 Whiting Award in the States, and the 2017 Forward Prize for Best First Collection and the T.S. Eliot Prize in the UK. He teaches at Amherst College, Massachusetts.