T.S Eliot Prize-winning poet Ocean Vuong ventures beyond his much lauded poetry in his debut novel, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous. In this semi-autobiographical book Vuong explores the power of language in the story of a young Vietnamese-American man who writes a letter to his mother who cannot read. On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous is our September selection for Bookmarked: The Under the Radar Book Club.


Ocean Vuong - T.S. Eliot Prize-winning poet, UMass Amherst faculty member and author of On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous, which is available for purchase in stores and online now.