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About Rebecca

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, 2019), a 2019 Foreword Indies Book of the Year Silver Award winner for Autobiography & Memoir. As a former travel writer who’s lived in Asia, Los Angeles, and just about everywhere in between, Rebecca now calls Milwaukee, Wisconsin home, where she works as a content strategist and copywriter. A graduate of the University of Miami’s theatre conservatory, she is currently working on her first novel. 


Rebecca’s fiction has appeared in Defenestration, Wintermute Lit, and Write Launch. Her humor has been published on Points in Case and Frazzled, and her personal essays and op-eds have appeared in Mamamia, Coffeelicious, and the Military Times. 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. 


For her work as an author and travel writer, 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.


From 2013-14, Rebecca ghostwrote a series of travel guides while traveling throughout Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, and Nepal. She lives in Milwaukee with her sons, Patrick and Aden Minh.


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