Mong-Lan, multi-disciplinary Vietnamese-American artist, poet, writer, Argentine tango dancer, visual artist, singer, musician, and educator, left her native Vietnam on the last day of the evacuation of Saigon. Author of One Thousand Minds Brimming: Poems & Art and seven other books and chapbooks, Mong-Lan's honors include the Pushcart Prize, the Juniper Prize, the Great Lakes Colleges Association's New Writers Awards, a Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University, a Fulbright Fellowship. Recipient of a MFA from the University of Arizona, Mong-Lan’s poetry has been frequently anthologized to include in Best American Poetry. Visit: