Vu Tran

Born in Vietnam and raised in Oklahoma, Vu Tran received his MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and his PhD from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he was a Glenn Schaeffer Fellow in Fiction at the Black Mountain Institute. His fiction has appeared in the O. Henry Prize Stories, the Best American Mystery Stories, and other publications. Dragonfish is his first novel. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Practice in English and Creative Writing at the University of Chicago.