Press / Media

Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Radio about the role of books in her life (19 June, 2019). 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 (28 February 2019). Read 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 (4 September, 2018). Read here.

“The Writer Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai Brings Vietnamese-English, North-South Closer”, Saigoneer Magazine, 4 May, 2018. Read here.

“Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai’s novel rebuts Western perspective on American war” – Vietnam News, 3 December, 2017. Read here.

US radios broadcast a show of Quế Mai’s poetry to celebrate the National Poetry Day of Việt Nam, Tuổi Trẻ News, 10 February, 2017. Read here.

Quế Mai releases her travel book in Việt Nam, Việt Nam News, 2 August, 2016. 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.

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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