Nyuol Lueth Tong

Nyuol Lueth Tong is the editor of There Is a Country, the first-ever anthology of short fiction from his native country of South Sudan, and co-founder/editor of The Bare Life Review, a new literary journal devoted to championing writing by refugee and immigrant authors. Tong studied philosophy and comparative literature at Duke University, and fiction (MFA) at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop where he was a Truman Capote Fellow. His fiction has appeared in McSweeney's, The Baffler, Transect Magazine, and anthologized in The Best of McSweeney's