Diana Khoi Nguyen

A centaur from the waist up.

Poet and human.


Book launch for Ghost Of and tour dates throughout 2018:

March 7-10, AWP, Tampa, FL (details forthcoming)

March 2018, Omnidawn Spring Catalogue Launch, Oakland, CA (details forthcoming)

April 2018, Ghost Of Book Launch Party, Bay Area, CA (details forthcoming)

Past Readings


May 8, 2017, “Discovery" / Boston Review Poetry Contest Reading,” 92nd Street Y Unterberg Poetry Center, New York, NY with James Henry Knippen, Erika Luckert, and Courtney Faye Taylor

March 30, 2017, Bat City Review Issue 13 Launch, LewisCarnegie Gallery, Austin, TX with Darri Farr, Carmen Petaccio, and Nick Miller

March 24, 2017, I Scream Social Reading Series, Malvern Books, Austin, TX with Julie Kantor and Heather Lefebvre

February 25, 2017, Khadijah Queen Book Launch, Counterpath, Denver CO

January 12, 2017, Dikeou Reading Series, Dikeou Pop-Up Space, Denver, CO with Steven Dunn, Swanee, and Kelly Sears

November 8, 2016, The Poetics of Haunting, MadArt Studio, Seattle, WA with Don Mee Choi and Pimone Triplett

January 23, 2016, 7pm - Monorail Reading Series, Fred Wildlife Refuge, Seattle, WA with Julie Carr and Raul Alvarez

March 3, 2015, 7pm - Stadler Center Readings, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA with Greg Wrenn.

November 21, 2015, 7pm - The Free and Natural Poetry Faire, Commonwealth and Council Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

March 3, 2015, 7pm - Stadler Center Readings, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA with Greg Wrenn.

April 4, 2014, 7pm - East River Reading Series, Muchmore's, Brooklyn, NY with Kathleen Ossip, Sara Novic, and Justin Boening.

March 15, 2014, 7pm - Publicly Complex, Ada Books, Providence, RI with Michael Tod Edgerton

February 27, 2014, 6pm - 6 Poets Under 36 AWP Reading, Liberty Bar, Seattle, WA with Corey Van Landingham, Tyler Mills, Kendra DeColo, Sara Eliza Johnson, and Brittany Cavallaro

February 26, 2014, 9pm - Memorious 10th Celebration & AWP Reading, The Alibi Room, Seattle, WA with Rick Barot, Tarfia Faizullah, and Robert Lopez

Jubilant Thicket Reading Series, Philadelphia, PA. February 2014 with Susan Barr-Toman, and Julian Brolaski

Bread Loaf Writers Conference Staff ReadingReadings by work-study scholarship staff, Middlebury, VT, August 2013

Bread Loaf Writers Conference Staff Reading, Middlebury, VT, August 2012

Off-Site Bread Loaf Waiter Reading, AWP, Chicago, IL, February 2012

Metro Rhythm Reading Series, Brooklyn, NY 2012 with Eamonn Grennan, Morgan Parker, and Josh Schneider

Tiny Room Holiday Poetry Reading, Seattle, WA 2011 with Luke Johnson

Bread Loaf Writers Conference Waiter Reading, Middlebury, VT, August 2011

Earshot Reading Series, Rose Live Music, Brooklyn, NY, 2011 with Theresa Senato Edwards, Tony Gloeggler, Brian Kim, and Richard Moy

Cornelia Street Cafe Poetry Reading Series, Cornelia Street Cafe, New York, NY April 20, 2011 with Katie Byrum, Jen Hyde, and Liz Axelrod

Gallery Reading Series, Columbia University School of the Arts, New York, NY October 27, 2010 with John Hogan, Stephen Moles, Channing Kehoe, Illana Mannaster, and Melody Nixon

UCLA Student Poetry Awards Reading, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA 2006

UCLA Student Poetry Awards Reading, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA 2007