The following GIF and Video were created using underwater footage at Royal Basin, in the Olympic Mountains, on the Olympic Peninsula.
I have reviewed two anthologies at Yellow Rabbits: My Lot is a Sky: An Anthology of Poems by Asian Women and Call and Response: A Migrant/Local Poetry Anthology.
View them here.
My essay, “Poets, Dissidents and Librarians” is now available in the latest issue of Alki, the magazine of the Washington Library Association.
This essay explores some of the people I met, experiences I had, and perspectives I encountered during my trip to Myanmar earlier this year. It’s a nice blend of my library and poetry sides.
Read the full article here.
On 4/24/19, poets and artists gathered to read poems at the Myanm/art Gallery’s last event. This event was in conjunction of the release of the poetry chapbook Like salt. Like a spine. (An eBook version of this text is forthcoming.) The video recordings are here. As is an audio recording version via YouTube. The reader list is as follows:
The list of the poets in order: Greg Bem with Maung Day, Maung Yu Pie, Moe Way with Susan Gray, Saung Win Hlaing, Susan Gray, Soe Lu Htet, Nay A Di, Lwan Tay Cho, and A-Whee.
Many thanks to Myanmar poet and translator Maung Day for translating my own works, and emceeing the evening.
The 58th review on Yellow Rabbits.
Brown Bear Car Wash in Shoreline, Washington
Written for performance at the PageBoy Art Party on May 13, 2017.