Kimarlee Nguyen

Kimarlee Nguyen Kimarlee Nguyen was born and raised in Revere, Massachusetts to a family of Khmer Rouge survivors. Her family’s traumatic history, as well as her own experience of growing up in a traditional Cambodian household, has shaped the heart of her writing. Recently graduated from Vassar College with a BA in English, she is currently a high school English teacher at Bushwick Leaders’ High School in Brooklyn, New York.