NGUYEN CHI THIEN, Dissident Poet, spoke at San Jose Library, Nov. 3-2007
Nhà Thơ Nguyễn Chí Thiện phát biểu tại Tully Libray (San Jose, California), ngày 3 tháng 11-2007.
Nguyen Chi Thien, Vietnamese Dissident Poet. International Poetry Award 1985 for Hoa Dia Nguc (Flowers of Hell) while imprisoned in the Communist jails of Vietnam (Hoa Lo:
“Hanoi Hilton.”) After his release from prison due to international outcry in 1991, Mr. Thien immigrated to the United States in 1995. He wrote prose Hoa Lo Stories in France with an International Parliament of Writers Award in 1998 – 2000. The English translations will be published by Yale University Southeast Asia Studies Council in Summer 2007. Mr. Nguyen Chi Thien is an American citizen now.