Alina Nguyễn was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. She earned her B.A. in English Literature and Asian American Studies from the California State University-Northridge and her M.F.A in Creative Writing (Poetry) from the California State University-Long Beach, where she was awarded the Gerald Locklin Writing Prize. She is the author of the risograph-printed chapbook, Before There Were More Ghosts, from Tomorrow Today. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Creative Writing (Poetry) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with interests in Poetics, Ethnic Literature, Queer Theory, and Printmaking.
California State University-Long Beach
Creative Writing (Poetry)
California State University-Northridge
English Literature and Asian American Studies