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DR. Nguyễn

Phan Quế Mai

Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai by Tapu Javeri_edite

Dr. Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai is bringing her many years of experience in film consulting to the project. She is the internationally best-selling author of The Mountains Sing and Dust Child. Her writing has been translated into twenty languages and has won many prestigious awards including the 2020 BookBrowse Best Debut Award, the 2021 International Book Awards, the 2021 PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Literary Award, and the 2020 Lannan Literary Award Fellowship for "contribution to peace and reconcilation". Born and grew up in Vietnam and fluent in Vietnamese and English, Dr. Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai will help ensure that elements of Vietnamese culture, society and history are appropriately represented in "Intersections". Experienced in Amerasian issues through her many years of research and journalistic work related to her novel, Dust Child, which comprehensively documents the experiences of Amerasians left behind in Vietnam as well as their parents, Quế Mai will bring valuable insights into the project.

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