Featured

Places Performed as a Featured Poet

MINNESOTA

  • Kieran’s Irish Pub
  • Babylon Café
  • May Day Café
  • Acadia Café and Theatre
  • Augsburg College
  • Macalester College
  • Jazzville
  • City Center
  • Calhoun Square
  • Minneapolis Institute of Arts
  • Walker Arts Center
  • South High School
  • Patrick Henry High School
  • Intermedia Arts
  • Patrick’s Cabaret
  • The University of Minnesota
  • Hamline
  • St. Catherine
  • St. Thomas
  • St. Olaf
  • Carleton College
  • Cedar Cultural Center
  • Drum and Cultural Center
  • The Fitzgerald Theatre
  • Weisman Museum
  • Mankato State University
  • Metro State University
  • Winona State University
  • First Avenue
  • The Dinkytowner
  • Lagoon Cinema
  • Penumbra Theatre
  • Theatre Mu
  • State Capital
  • Sursumcorda
  • The Artist’s Quarter
  • Black Bear Crossings
  • The Loft
  • Northshore Theatre
  • Univerity of Minnesota, Morris
  • In the Heart of the Beast Puppet Theatre
  • The 400 Bar
  • 7 Corners
  • Winona State
  • U of M: Morris
  • Normandale
  • Pangea World Theater
  • The Artist’s Quarter
  • Paisley Park

MINNESOTA POETRY SLAM

In 5 years, won 2 consecutive Grand Slam championships and placed 2nd the other three years.

NATIONAL

  • Nuyorican Poets Café
  • CBGB Gallery
  • Asian American Writers Workshop
  • Public Theatre
  • Asian Arts Initiative
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Swathmore College
  • The Kennedy Center (DC)
  • Amherst College
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Marquette University
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • University of Chicago
  • The Hothouse (IL)
  • The Chopin Theatre (IL)
  • iDao Gallery (IL)
  • First Avenue (ND)
  • Stanford University (CA)
  • Locus Arts (CA)
  • UCLA
  • SLANNT (CA)
  • Pomona College
  • City College (CA)
  • UC Berkeley
  • Wellesley
  • Brown
  • Rice
  • UC Davis
  • Williams College
  • Univ. of Florida, Gainsville
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Texas, Austin
  • ECAASU at University of Virginia and Rutgers
  • Harvard
  • Yale
  • Cornell
  • Ithaca College
  • University of Maine
  • Association of Viet Arts San Jose
  • Grand Cafe Los Angeles
  • Vietnamese Students Association Conference at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Wesleyan University
  • Oberlin
  • USC
  • Pacific College
  • Hollins
  • Metro State
  • Univ. of  Massachusetts, Amherst
  • Occidental College
  • University of Illinois at Chicago -  Loyola
  • University of Chicago
  • VASCON
  • VIA 1
  • VALA
  • Butler University
  • Rutgers
  • UC San Diego
  • UC Irvine
  • all APIA National Spoken Word Summits (Seattle, Chicago, Boston, New York, L.A., Twin Cities)
  • Vassar
  • Boston College
  • Northwestern
  • Voices for the Voiceless
  • Hamline
  • University of Cincinnati
  • SFSU
  • Voices of the Viet Diaspora
  • Orange County
  • University of Oregon, Portland
  • UNAVSA
  • Century College
  • NYU
  • Northeastern
  • Washington University
  • Mizzou
  • Saint Cloud State
  • DVAN
  • Smith
  • East Meets Words (Boston)
  • Community College of Philadelphia
  • AAI/Family Style
  • Sulu NYC
  • Sulu DC
  • Flathead Country Library

NATIONAL POETRY SLAM

  • 1998 (Austin)
  • 1999 (Chicago, Team Semifinals)
  • 2000 (Providence, Individual Finals)
  • 2001 (Seattle, Team and Individual Semifinals)

FACILITATED WORKSHOPS

(Various subjects, from Asian American male issues to creative writing workshops, also numerous visits and varying lengths of residency)

  • Work Opportunities Center
  • Juvenile Detention Center
  • Project Offstreets
  • Asian American Renaissance
  • St. Paul Boys and Girl’s Club
  • South High School
  • Patrick Henry High School
  • North High School
  • Macalester College
  • Metro State University
  • Minnesota Spoken Word Association
  • University of Minnesota
  • The Loft
  • New Voices/The Circle
  • Stanford University (CA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)