Quyên Nguyễn is the co-founder and Chief Editor of Zzz Review, an independent non-profit online literary review based in Vietnam, with solid reputation as a trustworthy platform for up-to-date, informed and thoughtful perspectives about national and world literature for the globally-minded Vietnamese reader. Nguyễn holds a Phd in English literature from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore with a dissertation on James Joyce. Her research interests include Modernism, Translation Studies, and Contemporary Vietnamese Literature. Her research works have been published by Palgrave Macmillan, and her criticism appears on Literature Korean Now, COLORSxSTUDIOS. She writes for various Vietnamese journals and magazines. Nguyễn is also an English-Vietnamese translator with more than 16 years of experience; her published translations include "What we talk about when we talk about love" by Raymond Carver (co-translated), “Atonement” by Ian McEwan, “Middlesex” by Jeffrey Eugenides. Her edited anthology of Contemporary Vietnamese Literature in English translation is forthcoming. Besides experiences in publishing and research, she has also been professionally involved with international cultural institutions and private firms in Germany, the UK, Australia, and Vietnam.