Khiev is a Cambodian poet, singer, and performer jailed during his
teens in the US prison system and returned to Cambodia after serving
his sentence. He was born in a Thai refugee camp. His performance
on TED secured
his reputation as a fresh, important voice. He was chosen by the Cultural
Olympiad in association with the 2012 Olympic Games in London to represent
Cambodia along with poets from elsewhere around the world.
Penh Noir: Broken Chains.