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About the Contributor

Saymoukda Duangphouxay Vongsay“¯is a Lao American writer focused on creating tools and spaces for the amplification of refugee voices. Her plays have been presented by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and Consortium of Asian American Theater Artists. She is an Aspen Ideas Bush Foundation scholar, a Playwrights Center fellow, a Loft Literary Center fellow, and a Theater Mu fellow, and she has been awarded creative grants from the Jerome Foundation, Knight Foundation, and Forecast Public Art, among others. @REFUGENIUS