About Pauline Nguyen

Pauline Nguyen is the owner and co-founder of Red Lantern, an acclaimed modern Vietnamese restaurant in Sydney, Australia. Her family fled from the communist regime in Vietnam to Australia when she was a child. The winner of the Newcomer Writer of the Year at the 2008 Australian Book Industry Awards, Nguyen is the author of the memoir Secrets of the Red Lantern. @paulinenspeaks