R283. Reimagining America: Reading by Children of Vietnamese Refugees
Thursday, March 8, 2018
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm
Paul Tran is a Pushcart Prize-nominated poet and historian. They received fellowships from Kundiman, VONA, Poets House, Lambda Literary, Napa Valley, Home School Miami, and the Vermont Studio Center. In 2015, they placed Top 10 at both the National Poetry Slam and Individual World Poetry Slam.
Lauren Bullock is a multiracial writer, performer, and community organizer. She has competed in many national poetry slam events including appearing on final stages for the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI). Currently she writes for Black Nerd Problems and is a FreezeRay poetry editor
Nghiem Tran is a graduate of Vassar College and a University Fellow in Syracuse's MFA program. He is a Kundiman Fellow and an ESL tutor for Vietnamese immigrants. He is currently working on a poetry collection and a novel about Asian American teens living in Kansas.
Cathy Linh Che is the author of the poetry collection, Split, winner of the Kundiman Poetry Prize, the Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America, and the Best Poetry Book Award from the Association of Asian American Studies.
Vt Hung is a graduate student at Syracuse University's MFA program in fiction. He is also a Kundiman Fiction Fellow and former Margins Fellow at the Asian American Writers' Workshop in New York City.