Journalism

Quế Mai is passionate about film making. She is the producer of more than ten short films, with the most significant being the Decent Work Film Series for the International Labour Organisation (a UN agency). These films have been screened at many local and international conferences:

 

 

 

As a freelance journalist, Quế Mai has authored hundreds of articles and essays which have been published on the leading national newspapers of Việt Nam.  

SOME RECENT ESSAYS, ARTICLES AND STORIES IN VIETNAMESE:

39 People Found Dead - The Wake up Call about Migrant Smuggling: Tuổi Trẻ Newspaper, 28 October 2019. Read here.

The Man Who Chose the Pen Over the Rifle: Tiền Phong Sunday Newspaper, 20 October 2019. Read here

Du Tử Lê - The Beloved Poet of Việt Nam: VnExpress Newspaper, 19 October 2019. Read here

Việt Nam needs better waste management systems and pro-active attitudes: Tuổi Trẻ Newspaper, 1 September 2019. Read here.

Employment generation critical for the sustainable development of Việt Nam: Tuổi Trẻ Newspaper, 14 July 2019. Read here

Corruption in the education section of Việt Nam needs to be dealt with, Tuổi Trẻ Newspaper, 29 May 2019. Read here.

The wounds we inflict on our children, Tuổi Trẻ Newspaper, 18 May, 2019. Read here.

The American veteran who became the ambassador for Vietnamese fish sauce: Tiền Phong Newspaper, 17 March 2019. Read here.

Are Vietnamese people aggressive? Tuổi Trẻ Newspaper, 14 April 2019. Read here

Women and children need better protection from sexual harassment, Tuổi Trẻ Newspaper, 23 March 2019. Read here.

A conversation with Kim Thúy on being short-listed for alternative Novel Prize in Literature, Người Đô Thị's Special New Year Edition, 22 February 2019. Read here.

Young Buds, a short story: Tuổi Trẻ's Special New Year Edition, 8 February 2019. Read here.

SOME ESSAYS AND ARTICLES IN ENGLISH:

Nude Photography Exhibition Breaks Boundaries: Việt Nam News, 22 October 2019. Read here

Nostalgia for the Vietnamese New Year of the Past: Vietnam Heritage Magazine, Jan-Feb 2013. Read here.

Poetry, Myth and a Utopian Vision: Vietnam Heritage Magazine, Jan-Feb 2013. Read here.

"The Lonely Langur" to save Cat Ba Langur from dying: Việt Nam News, 28 January 2013. Read here.

Larry Heinemann's Story: a War of Words: Việt Nam News, 2 September 2012. Read here

Culture, traditions inspire Canadian writer: Việt Nam News, 23 October 2012. Read here.

Vietnamese music wows foreign audiences: Việt Nam News, 23 April, 2012. Read here.