Dinh Prince

Dinh Prince

Dinh Prince is a native of California’s Central Valley. She received her MA in English Literature from the University of Oregon, and her MFA in Fiction from Arizona State University. She has served as a Teach for America corps member in at-risk public schools, and has been teaching and working in law firms since. Her writing is forthcoming in Ilanot Review, and her short stories have appeared in Platte Valley Review, Fawlt Magazine, A Generation Defining Itself, Growing Up Girl: an Anthology of Voices from Marginalized Spaces, and elsewhere. She resides in Houston, Texas, where she lives with her husband, son, black lab, and two cats.

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Brett Sigurdson interviews
Dinh Prince

 
 

Our nonfiction editor, Brett Sigurdson, recently spoke with Dinh Prince, author of Issue #5’s “The Origins of Minor Injuries”. Here’s what she had to say about the effect of writingand parentingon her life and work.
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"Organs," photo of installation, Dublin Cat's Head

Nonfiction: Issue #5

The Origins of Minor Injuries

by Dinh Prince
 
 

Dozens of nights play out in this way: Benjamin twisting out of our arms again and again, arching his back, rolling his eyes, his muscles hardening as he struggles away from our grasp. A baby can be enormously strong, its power centered in the stomach under misleading layers of fat…Read more