Press / Media

PRESS/MEDIA IN ENGLISH:

Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai discusses THE MOUNTAINS SING on the Saigoneer Podcast. Listen here

Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai discusses her writing and THE MOUNTAINS SING on the German radio Deutschlandfunk Kultur  

"We can only forgive if we look at things from other people’s perspectives and we sympathize and empathize. I think one of the messages of The Mountains Sing is to seek for more forgiveness. We need to forgive ourselves and we need to forgive others.” — Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai on Saigoneer Bookshelf, Saigoneer Magazine. Read here.

Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Radio about the role of books in her life. Listen here.

"Lanterns Hanging on the Wind", the radio program co-produced by Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai, puts Vietnamese Poetry in the Limelight With Bilingual Readings. Read here.

Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai in conversation with diasporic Vietnamese writer at the San José Museum of Art. Watch here.

“Write what you believe in, read widely, work hard, and never give up.” – Quế Mai in her interview with the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, Indonesia. Read here.

“The Writer Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai Brings Vietnamese-English, North-South Closer”, Saigoneer Magazine. Read here.

“Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai’s novel rebuts Western perspective on American war” – Vietnam News. Read here.

US radios broadcast a show of Quế Mai’s poetry to celebrate the National Poetry Day of Việt Nam, Tuổi Trẻ News. Read here.

Quế Mai releases her travel book in Việt Nam, Việt Nam News. Read here.

These days you might see me at my writing desk at 4 a.m., catching the earliest words of the day.” – Quế Mai in her interview with Shabda Press. Read more.

 

PRESS/MEDIA IN VIETNAMESE:

Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai won First Prize, the Poetry Competition about 1,000 Years Hanoi, Tuổi Trẻ Newspaper. More

Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai won Poetry of the Year 2010 Award from the Hanoi Writers Association, Đại biểu Nhân dân Newspaper. More

Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai won the Capital Prize's of Arts and Literature, Thanh Niên Newspaper. More

What can Vietnamese do to enable our literature to step out to the world?, Sports and Culture Newspaper. More

Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai, always proud to be Vietnamese, Biên Phòng Newspaper. More 

Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai publishes her 10th book of translations entitled Bay lên, Thanh Niên News. More

Bay lên, the multi-national anthology about human lives in the diaspora, VnExpress. More 

Bay lên, an anthology of excellent short stories about the human lives, the Voice of Vietnam Radio. More

Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai, her creative work and current affairs, Người Việt News. More

Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai's Stars on the City Sky meets young readers, Nhân Dân Newspaper. More

Stars on the City Sky - Fairytales about the village life, Vietnam National Television VTV. More

Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai, "I hear my country calling my name", Người Việt News. More

Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai, poetry radiates its fragrance on Vietnamese language, Người Việt News. More

 

Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai on film

Quế Mai and Bruce Weigl presented their works a the Lannan Foundation

Quế Mai performing her poetry at the 23rd International Poetry Festival of Medellín (Colombia)

Quế Mai's writing journey has recently been featured in a full-length documentary entitled "She is beautiful", produced by Việt Nam Television:

Quế Mai's poetry performance with the American poet Jennifer Fossenbell, National Poetry Day of Vietnam (2010):

Quế Mai's poetry performance with the Indian poet Mamta Sagar, the first Asia-Pacific Poetry Festival (2012):

Quế Mai's poem "Writing on behalf of Duc", about the children with cancer in Việt Nam:

Quế Mai's poem "Hà Nội", which won First prize, Poetry Competition about 1,000 Years Hà Nội:

"I Hear My Country Calling My Name" (lyric by Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai, music by Đinh Trung Cẩn) won the best song of the year Award by Việt Nam Musicians' Association (2011), as well as the Best Song of the Year Award from the Musicians Association of Hồ Chí Minh City (2011)

Quế Mai is featured as a success story of the Australian Development Scholarships in Việt Nam.

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