New 2016/17 poems in Tupelo Quarterly, Diode, Fence, Volt, The Normal School, Witness, Missouri Review, and Copper Nickel, among other journals.


"Super Insensitive Species" and "Ultraviolet Shaman" - two new poems, in Diode's 10th Anniversary Issue

"Pretty Good" (prose) in Tupelo Quarterly

Two Korean Poetry translations in The Guardian

More Korean poetry translations (January 2017)

Book Review

"Why Write" in Hawaii Pacific Review

Year in Review: Top Literary Moments, City Pages

A Textual Exhibit


In the Stacks

Interview in the Lantern Review

Interview in The Margins

2012 American Book Award winner (Summer Reading 2012)

2012 Minnesota Book Award winner (Reading Guide)

2012 Poetry Bestsellers

Interview in Molossus: an online broadside of world literature, December 7, 2011

Interview in Rain Taxi Review of Books, December 2011

Review in the Constant Critic, December 4, 2011

Review in Knight Arts, Fall 2011

Review in Book Dragon, Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program

Review and Interview in Kartika Review, Fall 2011

Interview on Asia Pacific Forum (NYC Radio)

Review in Psychology Today on-line

Review in Phati’tude Literary Magazine, Summer 2011  

Guante review

Review in Star Tribune, Sept. 2011

Review in U of M Daily

Angry Asian Man

Minnesota Public Radio "Exploring, Not Explaining"

Minnesota Public Radio"If in America"

Top Ten Local Artists of the Decade (2010)

ALA Readings by Sherman Alexie, Jane Hirshfield, Ed Bok Lee, etc.

2008 EQ CD Rlease Party (VIDEO)

The Loft Announces Winners of the $25,000 2008 McKnight
Artist Fellowships for Writers

2008 Poetry Bestsellers

2006 PEN Open Book Awards

Salt Lake City Weekly - Di-Verse Readings: For National Poetry Month, a look at five new poetry volumes (Karr, Bidart, Lee, Bukowski, Slate)

2006 Asian American Literary Awards

San Francisco Chronicle - Books

Minneapolis Star Tribune - Books

2006 Minnesota Book Awards Finalists

Providence Journal - Books: Our Reviewers Pick Their (TOP FIVE) Favorites for 2005

Boxcar Poetry Review - Book Review

Thinking Souls : Book Review

Hyphen Magazine - Book Review

AsianWeek - New and Notable Books

Star Tribune - Book Review

Whistling Shade - Book Review

The Corresponder - Book Review

ImaginAsian TV - Best Summer Reads

Nguoi Viet


2006 PEN Readings/Interviews

2006 Exchange - Al Franken and...

MPR/NPR - Midmorning Radio Show

Thinking Souls

Radio MNartists Series feature

Daily Planet / Minneapolis Observer

Asian American Press
















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