A greatest author of Vietnamese teenagers
Nguyen Nhat Anh was born on 7 May 1955 in Quang Nam province, Vietnam. He is a Vietnamese author for teenagers and adults, but he made a name for himself at writer for teens. He also works as a teacher, a poet and a correspondent. He used to say that growing up, many turning points of his life, he finally became a writer and lived by what his favorite job from his childhood, and it was a great happiness for him. Nguyen Nhat Anh studied in Tieu La elementary school and then continued to learn Tran Cao Van, Phan Chau Trinh in Quang Nam-Da Nang. This time, he started a rookie writing. Actually, when he worked as a teacher, he has written stories for children. Novels Table with five seats was written when he taught at Binh Tay-Ho Chi Minh City. Later, when he has worked as a correspondent, he has more favorable conditions to pursue career writing. In 1973, Nguyen Nhat Anh moved to Sai Gon to pursue a teaching career. Since 1986, he has been working as a correspondent for Sai Gon Giai Phong journal on children pages and novelette area. He has an enormous writing career, including approximately 24 short stories, 2 novel series and some collections of poems. He has soon catches affinity with the writing career; for instance, he got the first poem posted on newspaper at the age of 13. The collection of poems Thành Phố Tháng Tư (City in April), his debut work, was published in 1984. One year later, in 1985, Trước Vòng Chung Kết (Before the final) that is his first prose work was brought out and it marked a blooming period of success in writing for teenagers. In 1990, he received A Class Literature for Youth prize for Cậu Bé Rắc Rối (A troubled boy). From 1995 to 2002, he finished Kính Vạn Hoa (Kaleidoscope) that is his most well-known novel which contains 45 volumes. Kinh Van Hoa is written about the stories around three teenagers and their friendship and school life. The series became famous and received so many good acclaims...
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