Kimarlee Nguyen was born and raised in Revere, Massachusetts in a family of Khmer Rouge survivors. Her family’s traumatic but triumphant history, as well as her own experience of growing up in a traditional Cambodian household, has shaped the heart of her writing. Recently graduated from Vassar College with a B.A. in English, she is currently pursuing an M.F.A. at Long Island University, Brooklyn. Her fiction has previously appeared in Drunken Boat and Cha: An Asian Literary Journal.
Kimarlee Nguyen - September 9, 2014
September lit features a short story by Kimarlee Nguyen, about a young Cambodian woman with complicated dreams.