Nam Le

Honoree, 2008 5 Under 35

Nam Le has received the Pushcart Prize, the Michener-Copernicus Society of America Award, and his fiction has appeared in venues includingZoetrope, A Public Space, Conjunctions, One Story, NPR’s Selected Shorts, and the Best American Nonrequired Reading, Best New American Voices, Best Australian Stories and Pushcart Prize anthologies.
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The Boat

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Nam Le

Nam Le was born in Vietnam and raised in Australia. He has received the Pushcart Prize, the Michener-Copernicus Society of America Award, and his fiction has appeared in venues includingZoetrope, A Public Space, Conjunctions, One Story, NPR’s Selected Shorts, and the Best American Nonrequired Reading, Best New American Voices, Best Australian Stories and Pushcart Prize anthologies. Currently the fiction editor of the Harvard Review, Le is also the David T.K. Wong Fellow at the University of East Anglia for 2008-2009. The Boat is his fiction debut.

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