Tuesday, April 10, 12:30-1:30 pm, Founders Auditorium in Ovalwood Hall
Paul Tran is a nationally recognized poet, educator, and editor, and winner of numerous competitions, prizes, and awards. Since 2013, Paul has taught creative writing and coached the slam poetry teams for several colleges and universities. Currently Paul is working on their first poetry collection. The manuscript examines intergenerational trauma, sexual violence, and U.S. empire after the Fall of Saigon in 1975. They live in St. Louis, Missouri, where they are the poetry editor at The Offing and Chancellor's Graduate Fellow in the Writing Program at Washington University in St. Louis.