Today was a day of firsts. I took my first NYC water taxi as well as my first trip to Ikea. Ever. My friend and Coworker Alvin and I decided to play hooky from work today to do some shopping. Alvin wanted new lamps for the office. I was in search of new everything –
I started a Queens arts collective with my friends (Kari Bentley-Quinn, Laura Pestronk, and Meredith Packer). After some careful planning, we successfully launched our new endeavor last night with a mixer at Alewife in Long Island City. You can read all about it on the Mission to (dit)Mars website as well as view photos from
Week 3 started off with a pre-reading reading of Emma’s play A Knee That Can Bend in the lovely air conditioned lounge of the New England building. When I walked into the reading, I found out I was cast (much to my surprise) as the female chorus which meant I’d be playing a handful of
Read Week 1 here Week 2 was spent mostly finding a good space to write. I tried to fulfill some strange ideal in my head of writing outside and being one with nature. Well, let me tell you, nature is freaking hot in the middle of July. I believe humidity was created by mother nature
Here’s my latest blog post for the Public Theater’s Emerging Writers Group blog. It’s about late bloomers. I’m sure many of you can relate. This post originally appeared on the Public Theater’s blog. The Late Bloomer By Don Nguyen, member of the 2008 Emerging Writers Group I’m turning 40 this year. There. I said it.