Beth (Bich Minh) Nguyen

Credentials: MFA, University of Michigan

Position title: Professor, Director of Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing


Fiction & Nonfiction Faculty

Beth (Bich Minh) Nguyen is the author of the memoir Stealing Buddha’s Dinner, the novel Short Girls, the novel Pioneer Girl, and the forthcoming memoir Owner of a Lonely Heart. She has received an American Book Award and a PEN/Jerard Award and her work has appeared in publications including The New YorkerThe Paris ReviewTime MagazineThe New York Times, and Best American Essays. Her work has also been featured in numerous university and community reads programs.