Saymoukda Vongsay

Saymoukda Vongsay is a Lao American poet, playwright, and cultural producer. Her writings can be found in the Journal of Southeast Asian American Education and Advancement and The Asian American Literary Review. Her plays have been presented by Mu Performing Arts, Lazy Hmong Woman Productions, Theater Unbound, and the Consortium of Asian American Theater Artists. The critically acclaimed KUNG FU ZOMBIES VS CANNIBALS was named "Best Production of 2013" (L’Etoile Magazine). She’s received grants from Mu Performing Arts/Jerome Foundation (2011-12), the Minnesota State Arts Board (2013-15), and the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council (2014). Vongsay believes in creating tools and spaces for amplification of refugee voices. www.saymoukdatherefugenius.com

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