Linh Dinh is the author of two collections of stories, Fake House (2000) and Blood and Soap (2004); five books of poems, All Around What Empties Out (2003), American Tatts (2005), Borderless Bodies (2006), Jam Alerts (2007) and Some Kind of Cheese Orgy (2009); and a novel, Love Like Hate (2010). His work has been anthologized in Best American Poetry 2000, 2004, 2007 and Great American Prose Poems from Poe to the Present, among many other places. He’s also the editor of the anthologies Night, Again: Contemporary Fiction from Vietnam (1996) and Three Vietnamese Poets (2001), and translator of Night, Fish and Charlie Parker, the poetry of Phan Nhien Hao (2006). Blood and Soap was chosen by the Village Voice as one of the best books of 2004. His poems and stories have been translated into Italian, Spanish, French, Dutch, German, Portuguese, Japanese, Arabic, Icelandic and Finnish, and he’s been invited to read his works in London, Cambridge, Paris, Berlin, Reykjavik, Toronto and all over the U.S. He’s also published widely in Vietnamese.
Steve Healey is the author of two books of poetry, 10 Mississippi and Earthling (Coffee House Press).