Monday, July 4, 2016
Following the successful conclusion of the 3rd National Lao American Writers Summit in San Diego this May, organizers announced that the next gathering would be held in Seattle, Washington with the Kinnaly Seattle and the Pom Foundation taking the lead as the fiscal sponsors. Further details will be announced in the coming months ahead. The National Lao American Writers Summit began in 2010 in Minneapolis as an effort to create a space that would mentor and support the first and emerging generation of Lao American writers. The 2nd National Lao American Writers Summit was convened in Minneapolis in 2015.