Philip Huynh

Philip Huynh is a lawyer and writer from Richmond, B.C.
Philip Huynh is a B.C.-based writer and lawyer. (Goose Lane Editions)

Philip Huynh's first book is the short story collection The Forbidden Purple Cityreleased in 2019. Across nine stories, Huynh explores the diverse experiences of the Vietnamese diaspora. Among his characters are poets, outcast private school teenagers, a lonely young bride and a son shocked by his father's secrets. Huynh is a lawyer and lives in Richmond, B.C.

Books by Philip Huynh


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