Very honored to be selected as a 2017 City Pages Artist of the Year:

http://www.citypages.com/arts/meet-the-12-twin-cities-artists-of-the-year-for-2017/466661743

And Thousand Star Hotel was selected as one of the best poetry books of 2017:

https://www.buzzfeed.com/jarrylee/the-best-poetry-books-of-2017?utm_term=.cqzlGm4XD#.ah6d1ryAj

I’m excited to do a couple of readings in the Bay Area in January of 2018, with the immensely talented Thi Bui. She illustrated A Different Pond, and her graphic novel memoir, The Best We Could Do, is deservedly winning many accolades.

Event information here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ksw-presents-bao-phi-and-thi-bui-tickets-41441724313

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-different-pond-book-talk-with-bao-phi-and-thi-bui-tickets-40858670383