Nguyễn Tiến Văn

Nguyễn Tiến Văn was born in Hà Nội 1939. He lived in South Vietnam as a translator, editor, and publisher in 1954–1975. After 1975, he worked as a bookseller in the open market before becoming a refugee in the UNHCR camp of Pulau Bidong, Malaysia (1985–1987), and then moved to Toronto, Canada (1987–2005). In 2005, he returned  to Vietnam, and he is currently living in Saigon as a translator and an editor. He has translated several Vietnamese poets such as Inrasara, Cát Du, and Trang Thế Hy into English.