Nguyen Chieu Anh

Current Status: At risk

Photo of Nguyen Chieu Anh

Other Names: Nguyễn Chiêu Anh Phượng

Date of Birth: 1978

Gender: F

Religion: Not specified

Ethnicity: Kinh

Occupation: Writer

Areas of Activism:

  • Freedom of expression
  • Human rights

For Chieu Anh Nguyen, poetry has been her way of expressing her feelings towards the Vietnamese regime and dealing with feelings of shame and torment for not being able to freely express oneself. We spoke to her about that struggle and much more. Watch the trailer, here. Full interview (part of our interview series with female activists) coming soon!

Details - Background, History of Activism, Contact Information.

Chieu Anh Nguyen is the pen name of Ms. Nguyễn Chiêu Anh Phượng, a young poet currently living and working in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam. Her poems appear consistently in Vietnamese literary magazines and websites. She is the author of two collections of poetry: C.A.N. (Writers’ Association Press, 2010) and Gió (forthcoming).

Chieu Anh also established a scholarship foundation called Green Kernel to help poor children. 

In July 2012, she joined several protests against China’s territorial claims to the Paracel Islands and Spratly Islands.

Profile last updated: 2019-08-19 13:37:03

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