Memory and Metaphor in Mai Der Vang’s Afterland Ploughshares Blog, March 20, 2018

“Language as a Way of Speaking Back”: An Interview with Mai Der Vang Writing on the Edge, University of California Davis, Spring 2018

Open Stacks Podcast #32 The Seminary Co-op Bookstore & 57th Street Books, December 17, 2017

The Rail’s Best Books of 2017 The Brooklyn Rail, December 13, 2017

A Way of Reaching Back: Mai Der Vang (’03) on the poetry of Afterland The Wheeler Column, A UC Berkeley English Department Publication, December 11, 2017

6 Hmong Poets You Need To Read Right Now Buzzfeed, December 8, 2017

The 18 Best Poetry Collections Of 2017 Bustle, December 2018

Kao Kalia Yang Reads Mai Der Vang Interesting People Reading Poetry, October 2, 2017

The Refugee Narrative as Ghost Story Ploughshares Blog, July 13, 2017

14 Award-Winning Poetry Collections That Deserve Your Attention Bustle, July 12, 2017

Create Rupture: An Interview with Mai Der Vang Fairy Tale Review, June 27, 2017

In ‘Afterland,’ Mai Der Vang portrays the exodus of Hmong from Laos to U.S. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 23, 2017

Interview with Michael Krasny: Fresno Poet Mai Der Vang Explores Hmong Roots in ‘Afterland’ KQED Forum, June 6, 2017

In Conversation: MAI DER VANG with Alex Dueben The Brooklyn Rail, June 1, 2017

11 Books Written by or About Refugees to Add to Your Summer Reading List POPSUGAR, May 28, 2017

Reading Notes: Afterland by Mai Der Vang Sandy Longhorn Blog, May 28, 2017

Recommended Reading: Afterland, by Mai Der Vang Rosemary & Reading Glasses, May 22, 2017

Radio interview with Daniel Chacón Words on a Wire, KTEP, May 21, 2017

Staff Picks: Hipster Stewardesses, Swedish Paper Mills, Soil The Paris Review Blog, May 19, 2017

State Lines: California poetry: Mai Der Vang’s ‘Transmigration’ San Francisco Chronicle, May 17, 2017

The Walt Whitman Award: “Afterland” by Mai Der Vang Tweetspeak, May 16, 2017

An important review for Mai Der Vang The Munro Review, May 13, 2017

Add The New Yorker to growing fan list for this rising Fresno poet Fresno Bee Blog, Fresno Beehive, May 11, 2017

Exploring the ‘Afterland’ of Refugees: An Interview with Mai Der Vang Chicago Review of Books, May 10, 2017

A Normal Interview with Mai Der Vang by Daniel Arias-Gomez The Normal School, May 5, 2017

A to Z, a celebration of the emerging voices and breakout stars of the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities NBC Asian America,  May 1, 2017

Review of Afterland Travelfish, April 30, 2017

Celebrating National Poetry Month | Wyatt’s World Library Journal, April 28, 2017

Book Club, 4/17/17 – Books of Poetry KMPH Fox26, April 17, 2017

Fresno poet launching book after winning a prestigious award KFSN ABC30, April 13, 2017

Then and now in photos: Mai Der Vang and the evolution of a mural Fresno Bee, April 13, 2017

April Bookmarks THE MARGINS, Asian American Writers’ Workshop, April 11, 2017

She won a prestigious award. Now Fresno poet dives into Hmong roots in new book Fresno Bee, April 11, 2017

What does it mean to have no homeland? This haunting poetry searches for answers PBS NewsHour, April 10, 2017

Poetry News in Review Prairie Schooner, April 7, 2017

The Best New Books to Read This Month Real Simple Magazine, April 2017

Fresno Poet, Mai Der Vang on Afterland Asian Pacific Review, Fresno State, March 29, 2017

University of North Dakota Writers Conference Prairie Public, Main Street, March 28, 2017

7 Poems To Heal Your Feminist Heart Bustle, March 27, 2017

The Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2017 Publishers Weekly, January 25, 2017

Weekly Podcast Poetry, January 2, 2017

15 Of The Most Anticipated Poetry Collections Of 2017 Bustle, December 16, 2016

Spring 2017 Announcements: Poetry, Top 10 Publishers Weekly, December 9, 2016

Fairy-Tale Files: Power to the Pepper Fairy Tale Review, April 8, 2016

Mai Der Vang Wins 2016 Walt Whitman Award for ‘Afterland,’ Poetry Collection on Hmong Experience NBC Asian America, April 4, 2016

Interview And Poetry: Fresno Hmong-American Poet Mai Der Vang Valley Public Radio, March 29, 2016

Pins & Needles, No. 30 Fairy Tale Review, October 27, 2015

Ask Me How I’ve Saved Us: An Interview With Mai Der Vang The Collagist, March 4, 2015

Episode 14, The Collagist Podcast The Collagist, April 14, 2014

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