Mai Der Vang

Longlist, 2017 National Book Awards

Mai Der Vang is an editorial member of the Hmong American Writers’ Circle. Her poetry has appeared in The New Republic, Poetry, and the Virginia Quarterly Review, and her essays have been published in The New York TimesThe Washington Post, and The San Francisco Chronicle. 
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Afterland

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ISBN 9781555977702 Graywolf Press

Afterland is a powerful, essential collection of poetry that recounts with devastating detail the Hmong exodus from Laos and the fate of thousands of refugees seeking asylum. More about this book >

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Mai Der Vang

Mai Der Vang is an editorial member of the Hmong American Writers’ Circle. Her poetry has appeared in The New Republic, Poetry, and the Virginia Quarterly Review, and her essays have been published in The New York TimesThe Washington Post, and The San Francisco Chronicle. She lives in California.

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