May Yang is an artist, ethnographer & poet from California. She is the recipient of the 2016 Robert Dana Poetry Prize for her forthcoming collection of poetry, To Whitey and the Cracker Jack (2017) written under the persona HAUNTIE.

 


 

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Solo Exhibitions

2013 Sounding Memory, Public Installation at the University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA

2013 (Dis) Orient, The Loft, La Jolla, CA

Group Exhibitions

2016 IUD: A Place You Think About Series, Helmuth Gallery, San Diego, CA

2014 VISCERA, Thumbprint Gallery in collaboration with Co-Merge, San Diego, CA

2012 Bloodlines, Mandeville Annex Gallery, La Jolla, CA

Collections

Nab Vam, oil on canvas, Geisel Arts Library, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA

Publications

“21 November 2004.” Writing from the Absence. Academy of American Poets. Vol. 52. Spring/Summer. April 2017. 

To Whitey and the Cracker Jack. Anhinga Press 2017. Winner of the 2016 Robert Dana Poetry Prize. 

Interviews/Press

books noted American Poets, Fall-Winter 2017. 

September Bookmarks: 13 Books by Asian Diasporic Writers. Asian American Writers’ Workshop. Sept, 2013. 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

March 8 2018

AWP Off-Site Poetry Reading

Grey Book Press & Anhinga Press

Bamboozle Tea Lounge

Tampa, FL

March 9 2018

AWP Book Signing

Exhibit Space 1602

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. 

Tampa, FL

March 9 2018 

2018 AWP Conference

FL Man/FL Woman: The Twisted Heart of the Sunshine State from the Panhandle to Miami Beach 

Grand Salon A, Marriott Waterside, Second Floor

4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. 

March 2018 

Fresno Book Release

TBD 

April 2018

Florida Book Reading Tour

TBD

 

October 27 2017

Western Literature Conference 2017

Creative Writing: Hmong Writers of the West 

May 27 2017

Karst Mountains Will Bloom 

“Letter to My Cousin” 

6 p.m. at Merced Multicultural Arts Center

645 W. Main St, Merced, CA 95340

 

HAUNTIE | M.W.YAJ

FRESNO | SAN DIEGO | CALIFORNIA

ROUTE 7 | XIENG KHOUANG | LAOS 

CHIANG KHAM | THAILAND