Spring 2005 Table of Contents
Focus on Alumni
Dr. Kien Nguyen, '98, Awarded Grinzane Cavour Prize

Dr. Kien Nguyen
Dr. Kien Nguyen, Class of 1998, has been awarded the Grinzane Cavour Prize, a literary award that supports the "Writers in Puglia" project -- a stay in Puglia to allow international writers to study different aspects of the local culture and to use the experience as the inspiration for a story or short novel. Dr. Nguyen will travel to Puglia next fall to participate in the project. Dr. Nguyen is the author of two novels, Le Colonial and The Tapestries, and a memoir, The Unwanted.