Hai-Dang Phan is a Vietnamese-born American poet and professor. He earned an M.F.A. in Creative Writing at the University of Florida and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Wisconsin. His poetry and translations have been published in The New Yorker, Best American Poetry, Poetry, New England Review, Asymptote, Prelude, and elsewhere. He currently lives in Iowa and teaches at Grinnell College.