E.M Tran is a Vietnamese-American writer from New Orleans, Louisiana. Her writing can be found in places such as: The Georgia Review, Literary Hub, Joyland Magazine, Prairie Schooner, Harvard Review online and more. She completed her MFA in Creative Writing at University of Mississippi and her PhD in Creative Writing and English from Ohio University. Her debut novel, Daughters of the New Year was released in October 11, 2022. E.M. Tran thoroughly enjoys watching and conversing about The Bachelor.
Daughters of the New Year written by E.M Tran follows the story of three Vietnamese sisters living in New Orleans and their ancestors back to Vietnam. As the plot moves back in time through their mother’s lineage, it reveals family history, trauma, and mother-daughter relationships a thousand years back.