Hai-Dang Phan

Visiting Associate Professor
Summer 2024

Summer 2023, Summer 2024

Hai-Dang Phan is a poet, translator, and essayist. He is the author of the poetry collection Reenactments (Sarabande, 2019) and the translator of Phan Nhiên Hạo’s selected volume of poems, Paper Bells (The Song Cave, 2020).

His poems and translations have appeared in Best American Poetry 2016, New England Review, The New Yorker, Poetry, Asymptote, Mekong Review, and his essays have been featured in The Baffler, Poetry Foundation’s Harriet Blog, and The Fabulist.

Phan is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Bread Loaf, and the American Literary Translators Association. His work has been honored with the Frederick Bock Prize from Poetry and the Emerging Writer Award from New England Review.

He holds a PhD in literary studies from the University of Wisconsin and an MFA in creative writing from the University of Florida.

Research areas
  • Poetry