Thanh Ton


Thanh Ton, pseudonym of Le Thanh Ton, born on 09-09-1943 in Loc Phuoc, Dai Loc, Quang Nam. Having been mobilized he served in South Vietnam’s Armed Force. After the fall of Saigon in 1975, he was arrested, and sent to a hard labour camp for seven years from 1975 to 1982. Thanh Ton immigrated to the US in 1997, where he resettled. He published his debut collection of poetry “Tinh Nguoi Song Thu” in 1964 (limited edition, co-authored with Hoang Quy and Thai Tu Hap), which was followed by Thap Tinh (Vietnam, Nguong Cua, 1969). Thanh Ton's short stories and poems appeared in many literary magazines published in Vietnam before 1975.



1- Tinh Nguoi Song Thu (limited edition, co-authored with Hoang Quy and Thai Tu Hap. VN: 1964)
Thap Tinh (Vietnam, Nguong Cua, 1969).


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