My First Reading

On Saturday, December 12, I gave an online poetry reading in celebration of my book Dark Braid. Kundiman, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to nurturing Asian American literature, and Kundiman Southwest, a local chapter here in New Mexico, were kind enough to host the event. It was a pleasure to read with Edie Tsong andContinue reading “My First Reading”

Poem Anthologized in LAR’s 23rd Print Edition

I’m thrilled that my prose poem “Hansel and Gretel in Reverse” was chosen by Los Angeles Review to be anthologized in their 23rd print edition. Poets featured in the anthology include Tiana Clark, Oliver de la Paz, Keetje Kuipers, and Marcelo Hernandez Castillo, among others. The issue is available for purchase here:


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About Me

Hi, I’m Dara Yen Elerath, a writer and designer living in Albuquerque, New Mexico. My debut poetry collection “Dark Braid” is now available through BkMk Press. You can also purchase it here, through Amazon.

This blog is a catalogue of personal thoughts and events related to my writing/creative life. Thank you for visiting.

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