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Bio

Author

Rebecca Anne Nguyen is the author (with Tom Voss) of Where War Ends: A Combat Veteran’s 2,700-Mile Journey to Heal (New World Library), a 2019 Foreword Indies Book of the Year Silver Award winner for Autobiography & Memoir. Her fiction debut, THE 23RD HERO, is forthcoming from Castle Bridge Media in 2024. 

 

Writer

Rebecca’s nonfiction has been published in The New York Times, Insider, Mamamia, Coffeelicious, Indeed Design, and in the Military Times. Her fiction has appeared in Defenestration, Wintermute Lit, and Write Launch, and her humor has been published on SlackjawPoints in Case, and Frazzled. 

 

Rebecca’s Medium article, “An Open Letter From Your Shittiest Friend,” was selected as Editor’s Pick by Medium staff and syndicated by Mamamia Magazine. Rebecca has been featured in the New York Times, USA Today, U.S. News & World Report, and on MSNBC, Fox News, and KTLA5 Los Angeles.

 

A graduate of the University of Miami’s BFA theatre program, Rebecca has studied with Susan Choi and Hannah Tinti at the Sirenland Writers Workshop in Positano, Italy. Her debut novel is forthcoming from Castle Bridge Media in 2024. 

Playwright

Rebecca's short plays and one acts have been produced in New York City, Los Angeles, and Miami. Staged readings of her first full-length play, Hypotheticals, have been produced as part of World Premiere Wisconsin, Cincinnati LAB New Works Festival, and Epiphanies New Works Festival in Waco, TX.   Hypotheticals will recieve its world premiere production at Kith & Kin Theatre Collective in Milwaukee, WI in Spring 2024. 

Speaker

Rebecca has given talks at Confab, Digital Summit Kansas City, Indeed, LPL Financial, and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Next up, she'll leading a breakout session at Digital Summit Chicago. 

Rebecca lives with her family in Wauwatosa, WI, on the stolen, unceded ancestral lands of the Potawatomi (Neshnabek/Bodewadmi) and Menominee (Mamaceqtaw) peoples.  

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