Monthly Archives: September 2016
Lao American artists Sayon Syprasoueth and Bryan Thao Worra were interviewed at L.A. Weekly recently regarding their perspective on President Obama’s recent visit to Laos in “Obama’s Visit to Laos a Watershed Moment for L.A.’s Lao Community,” thanks to Jason McGahan. It was … Continue reading
During President Obama’s address to the nation of Laos, he did a great shoutout to the epic of Sinxay. He had many possible Southeast Asian examples to cite, including Phra Lak Phra Lam, Xieng Mieng, or Phadaeng Nang Ai. As … Continue reading
The Science Fiction Poetry Association has announced that Lao American poet Bryan Thao Worra has been elected as the organization’s new president. The Science Fiction Poetry Association’s mission is to bring together international writers interested in poetry featuring science fiction, … Continue reading
Lao American poet Phayvanh Luekhamhan recently shared a new poem of hers, “Strange Woods” at her website http://www.phayvanh.com. Phayanh Luekhamhan is one of the only Lao to have ever gone through the Kundiman Fellow program. She is the author of “I … Continue reading
At Ploughshares, Ross McMeekin shared The Best Short Story I Read in a Lit Mag This Week: “The School Bus Driver” by Souvankham Thammavongsa, regarding the Lao American writer’s short fiction piece in Noon Annual.