Multi-media Poetry Reading by Mong-Lan
Join Mong-Lan as she recites from her new book, One Thousand Minds Brimming: Poems and Art, to her original recorded piano music and slides of her artwork that appear in the book.
Mong-Lan, Vietnamese-born multi-disciplinary American artist, poet, writer, painter, photographer, multi-instrumentalist, composer, singer, dancer and teacher of Argentine tango, left her native Vietnam on the last day of the evacuation of Saigon. Winner of a Pushcart Prize, the Juniper Prize, the Great Lakes Colleges Association's New Writers Awards for Poetry and other awards, Mong-Lan's poetry has been nationally and internationally anthologized to include being in Best American Poetry and The Pushcart Book of Poetry: Best Poems from 30 Years of the Pushcart Prize. She is the author of eight books and chapbooks that contain her poetry and artwork. A Wallace E. Stegner Fellow in poetry for two years at Stanford University and a Fulbright Fellow in Vietnam, Mong-Lan received her Master of Fine Arts from the University of Arizona.