Vina Nguyen is a queer, second-generation Vietnamese Canadian writer, songwriter, and substitute teacher living in Moh’kín’stsis on Treaty 7 territory. She holds degrees in biological sciences and medicine. Her stories have appeared in The Selkie, FEED, The Anti-Languorous Project, Every Day Fiction, and Lida Lit Mag. She’s crafted two EPs with her band Vina After Dark.
Without the war, we would still be the boat’s people, Má. We try to find land, where the joyful people are, but we only surround ourselves with water.