Mai Nardone

A Thai and American writer



Welcome Me to the Kingdom (2023) - Random House (US), Atlantic Books (UK)


Exit Father - Granta

What Things - AAWW's The Margins

Like Us for a Whiter You - Apogee

The Tum-boon Brigade - McSweeney's Quarterly

Welcome Me to the Kingdom - Ploughshares

Ourselves, A little Better - Territory and Electric Literature

Only You Farang Are So Easy to Come and Leave - Catapult

Captain Q is Dead - Guernica

Goodbye, Big E Bar - Vol.1 Brooklyn

Railway - Indiana Review

My Father Took Me To Watch - Tin House online and The Guardian

Stomping Ground - American Short Fiction

Beneath the Mountain - the Iowa Review

What You Bargained For - Kenyon Review Online

There's a Hole in the Ocean Floor - Slice


Fellowships & Scholarships


2019 Kundiman Fellow

2017 Art Omi Resident

2015 MacDowell Fellow

2015 Bread Loaf Work-Study Scholar

2015 Tin House Scholar




Books: Rob McQuilkin and Max Moorhead, MMQ

Film: Will Watkins, ICM