Monthly Archives: October 2016

Pom Foundation Annual Dinner, November 5th, 2016

The Lao community is coming together to raise funds and celebrate the official launch of Pom Foundation! The gathering is set for the Metropolitan Banquet Hall at 16420 SE 128th St, Renton, Washington. Tickets were available for $50 but the … Continue reading

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Water~Stone Review features Laotian Poetry

“An Exchange in Ukiah, CA, 2557” will be in the new issue of Water~Stone Review coming out this month. Written by Bryan Thao Worra, it’s exciting to see poetry from Lao writers included. Be sure to check it out along … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: Rambutan Literary Journal

Rambutan Literary accepts submissions of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. They also accept artwork (photography, paintings, etc.) for our art features. They do accept translations of written works. Aside from translated works, they ask that you submit your own work either … Continue reading

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Catzie Vilayphonh to release debut book in 2017

Lao American spoken word artist and community builder Catzie Vilayphonh and Sahtu Press recently announced the upcoming release of her debut book of poetry in 2017. More details will be announced soon. Currently she is an Artist in Residence with … Continue reading

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Lontar #7 arrives

If you’re in Singapore in October, you’ll be able to pick up a copy of the 7th issue of LONTAR: The Journal of Southeast Asian Speculative Fiction, which includes Bryan Thao Worra’s new poem “This Island, New Laos” set in … Continue reading

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Journey Prize longlists Souvankham Thammavongsa twice

The Journey Prize announced a rare “double double” this year. Congratulations to Souvankham Thammavongsa on having a second story longlisted for the 2016 Journey Prize! Her story “Paris” was first published by Ricepaper. Her story “Mani Pedi” first appeared in Puritan … Continue reading

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Melus features Lao American writer

Lao American Writers Summit co-founder Saymoukda Duangphouxay Vongsay‘s poetry is studied in a new article in Melus by Tim August! Look for MELUS Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States Volume 41, Number 3 Fall 2016

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