Channy Chhi Laux in the News

With the various works that Channy has particpated in, she has been in the news countless of times. Here are some times, please consider reading.


(2019, August 2). CMSOnAir Interview with Channy Chhi Laux (Part One) – Center for Migration Studies

(2019, June 27). Channy Laux: From Genocide Survivor to Silicon Valley to Cambodian Flavors – Heritage Radio Network

(2018, May 30). All About Books: “Short Hair Detention” – Nebraska PBS and NPR (NET)

(2018, April 2). Survivor Of Cambodian Atrocities Visits Kansas City To Increase Understanding Of Genocide – KCUR, Kansas City public radio


Laux, C (2019, June 4). A Refugee’s Pride. NEBRASKA QUARTERLY

McDermott, B (2019, March 19). Refugee Returns To Nebraska And Shares Her Success Story. NET News.

Lange-Kubick, C (2018, October 7). These are painful and powerful stories that should be heard. Lincoln Journal-Star.

Schwaninger, M (2018, September 29). 3 women to tell survival stories Oct. 11. Lincoln Journal-Star.

Kesterson, J (2018, August 29).  Channy Laux Shares Story Behind Her Personal Memoir.  Bridgeport News Blade.

Bakkehaug, K (2018, August 3).  Nebraska Refugee Describes the Cambodian Genocide.   Alliance Times-Hearld.

North, I (2018, July 27).  Surviving the Khmer Rouge: Author shares her experiences in memoir of life under brutal regime.  Scottsbluff Star-Hearld

Takamatsu, G.  (2018, June 27). Survivor of the Cambodian “Killing Fields” Shares her story.  Campbell Express – page 3 (Local News)

Gayman, D.  (2018, April 20). Husker alumna, genocide survivor returns to share her story.  Nebraska Today

Tammeus, B.  (2018, April 16). A Cambodian genocide survivor tells her story to Jews.  Bill’s ‘Faith Matters’ Blog

2018/3/15 – Escaping the Cambodian genocide – Palo Alto Weekly

2017/12/20 – Cambodian refugee shares story with Lincoln High students – Lincoln Journal Star

2017/12/20 – Excellence In Education: Cambodia Refugee visits Lincoln High – KLKN TV

2017/12/17 – Hope in the killing fields – Lincoln Journal Star

Awards Articles

(2019, January 1). Short Hair Detention wins 2018 Best Indie Book Award. Best Indie Book Awards.

(2018, October 10). Celebrate Nebraska’s 2018 Book Award Winners at December 1st Celebration. Nebraska Library Commission.

2018/4/10 – Senator Patty Pansing Brooks to Present Award – Lincoln Chamber of Commerce

Food Articles

Hong, R (2019, June 14). Award winning taste: Cambodian refugee wowing US with sauces. The Phnom Penh Post.

Yadegaran, J (2019, February 21). Cambodian chef helps home cooks master Southeast Asian cuisine. The Mercury News.

2017/10/14 – Cooking demo with Laura Stec in San Francisco

Book Articles

2017/10/20 – Short Hair Detention published

2017/12/19 – Author Presentation to ELL Students at Lincoln High School – Lincoln, Nebraska.


2017/8/10 – Channy has accepted the role of mother in Bitter Melons, a short film written by Thavary Krouch

2017/8/14 – Feature article about Channy on Women of the Bay Area.

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