Friends of the Central Library presents Ocean Vuong

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Date(s) - 05/17/2022
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Crouse Hinds Theater at the Oncenter


Ocean Vuong joins Friends of the Central Library’s 27th season of the Rosamond Gifford Author Series in Syracuse, NY.

Ocean Vuong is a Vietnamese-American poet, essayist, and novelist. His first collection of poetry, “Night Sky With Exit Wounds” won the T.S. Eliot Prize. He was also awarded a MacArthur Fellowship in 2019. Vuong’s most recent work, “On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous,” is a letter from a son to his mother, which deals with the immigrant experience, the aftermath of war, and the importance of language.

Tickets available online via Ticketmaster, or through the Solvay Bank Box Office at the Oncenter at 212-435-2121. Standard priced tickets are $30-$35 (plus fees). Student tickets are $10 with valid student ID, and group rates are available for 10 or more regular priced tickets. More information can be found on the FOCL website at

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