Laotian American poet to present at Laotian American National Conference

Be sure to say hello to Sahtu Press author Krysada Panusith Phounsiri at the Laotian National Conference in Las Vegas on August 5th. There, he will have copies of his debut book of poetry, "Dance Among Elephants" A big thanks to Laotian American National Alliance (LANA) 501(c)(3) for organizing this event!

Krysada Panusith Phounsiri is a Lao-American artist and engineer. He was born in Laos in 1988 and came to America with his family in 1989. A graduate of UC Berkeley in 2010, he holds a degree in Physics and Astrophysics Double Major and also a minor in
Poetry.  His debut collection is “Dance Among Elephants,” was published by Sahtu Press in 2015. His work has been featured in the Journal of Southeast Asian American Education and Advancement and the Smithsonian’s “A Day In The Life Of Asian America” digital exhibit. He recently received first place for Poem of the Year in the Rhysling Awards of the Science Fiction Poetry Association.

 

 

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