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Mai Van Phan

Mai Văn Phấn was born 1955 in Ninh Bình, Red River Delta in North Vietnam. He has published 16 poetry books and 1 book “Critiques – Essays” in Vietnam. 29 poetry books of his are published and released in foreign countries. His poems translated into more than 40 languages. Mai Văn Phấn has won a number of Vietnamese and international literary awards, including: The Vietnam Writers’ Association Award in 2010; The Cikada Literary Prize of Sweden in 2017; The Award of Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts in 2019; Four times won the Golden Pen Literature Award of Russian Federation in 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022; The Award Aco Karamanov of North Macedonia in 2020; The Award of the International Slavic Literary Forum “Golden Knight” 2022; The Poetry Collection of Year Award of Boao International Poetry Award (China) in 2022 (for the Poetry Collection “Улетел на рассвете”); The Award of the International Poetry Competition “My heart in the Mountains” named writer William Saroyan (Armenia) in 2022; The Frederick Turner prize of Mundus Artium Press (USA) for Poetry in 2023; The Award of the International Literary Online Competition “To you, Nesvizh, I dedicate …” (Belarus) in 2023.