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Hien Pham (pronounced like Ian with an H) is a queer digital artist specializing in gentle and optimistic comics. He grew up in Vietnam on war stories before moving and finding a home in Australia. His work revolves around respite, around caring and loving and being loved and cared for.

Hien's emotional and introspective interactive fictions are award-winning and multi-award nominated. His debut graphic novel, It Will Be Hard, won an Australian Game Developer Award in 2018. Hien was a frequent guest speaker at Freeplay Independent Games Festival, where his work was later nominated for multiple award categories. He is a long-standing volunteer for local and interstate queer communities. During the 2021 Mr. Bear Perth competition, he was crowned Mr. Congeniality.



It Will Be Hard

I'm Shirtless In This One