Hai-Dang Phan

Grinnell College
Department of English

Hai-Dang Phan is assistant professor of English at Grinnell College. His teaching and scholarship focus primarily on ethnic American literature, poetry and poetics, translation studies, and the legacy of the Vietnam War in literature and culture. A graduate of Grinnell College, he holds an M.F.A in creative writing from the University of Florida and a Ph.D. in literary studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He contributed the introductory essay to The Deluge: New Vietnamese Poetry (Chax Press, 2013), an anthology edited and translated by Linh Dinh. His translations of poetry by Phan Nhiên Hạo appear in literary journals such as Drunken Boat, Cerise Press, Anomalous, Waxwing, and received a fellowship from the American Literary Translators Association. His own poems have been published in Lana Turner, DIAGRAM, Everyday Genius, Barrow Street, and elsewhere.