Haolun Xu

Poet

Edison, NJ
Phone: 
732-910-5321
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Author's Bio

Haolun Xu is a Chinese/Vietnamese-American writer based in New Jersey and New York who focuses on poetry and fiction. Born in Nanning, China, he immigrated to the United States in 1999. He currently reads for the literary journal, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review. Haolun’s writing has previously been published in New Ohio ReviewGyroscope Review, and more. He is also a 2021 Centrum Foundation Resident.

Publications & Prizes

Prizes won: 

2021 Centrum Resident
2020 Idyllwild Arts Honorary Mentions Award
2020 West Virginia Writers - Emerging Writers Prose Finalist
2020 Versal Amsterdam Open Book Prize Finalist
2020 Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize Finalist
2020 The Laurel Review Midwest Chapbook Contest Finalist
2020 Free State Review Chapbook Contest – Shortlist

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Yasunari Kawabata, Clarice Lispector, Joan Didion, Claudia Rankine, James Joyce, Rainer Maria Rilke
What I'm reading now: 
Edinburgh by Alexander Chee

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Asian American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
Chinese, English
Born in: 
Nanning
China
Raised in: 
NJ
New Jersey
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Last update: Aug 21, 2020