Đỗ Nguyên Mai - name written family name to first name - is a Vietnamese American poet from Santa Clarita, California. She completed her associate's degrees in history and liberal arts and sciences at College of the Canyons.
Mai is the founder and editor-in-chief of Rambutan Literary, an online literary and arts journal showcasing Southeast Asian literature and art from mainland, maritime, and diaspora Southeast Asian writers and artists. She is also currently on staff at Alternating Current Press.
Aside from writing, Mai is an ardent advocate for the arts and for Vietnamese American political and cultural development. She is the co-founder of CA25 United for Progress.