Mai Der Vang discusses her new poetry collection, YELLOW RAIN.
Tags: Afterland, archival research, chemical warfare, chemical weapons, Cold War, documentary poetics, docupoetics, docupoetry, family, family history, family trauma, graywolf, graywolf press, historical trauma, Hmong, INRI, laos, Lily Houston Smith, Mai Der Vang, parents, poems, poetry, Raúl Zurita, Radiolab, refugee, refugees, research, Secret War, southeast asia, Vietnam War, visual poetry, Yellow Rain
Cyclical patterns of journalism notwithstanding, Gladstone sees this moment as uniquely concerning. ...more
Tags: accountability, Amanda Gorman, American history, American Media, american politics, Barack Obama, book review, Brooke Gladstone, clickbait, comic book, Comics, Donald Trump, fake news, graphic novel, history, Internet, Josh Neufeld, journalism, journalistic ethics, Lily Houston Smith, Media, media bias, obama, On the Media, Politics, review, Social Media, technology, the influencing machine, thomas jefferson, Trump, Victor Tausk
Whose stories deserve to be told? Who deserves to tell them? And how? ...more
Tags: Breakfast of Champions, cat's cradle, Dwight Macdonald, gravity's rainbow, Kurt Vonnegut, Last Book I Loved, Lily Houston Smith, Lily Smith, Patricia Lockwood, Pete Wells, Roger Sale, Slapstick, Slaughterhouse Five, Thomas Pynchon