Ira Sukrungruang

Thursday, April 4, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM (ET)
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Event Type
Lecture - Speaker
Contact
Elise Saad
508-793-2562
Department
English Department

Thursday, April 4th

Ira Sukrungruang (multi-genre)

READING 7:30PM | Rehm Library, Smith Hall

Sponsored by Creative Writing and the Jenks Chair of Creative Writing

Ira Sukrungruang is the author of three nonfiction books Buddha’s Dog & other Meditations, Southside Buddhist and Talk Thai: The Adventures of Buddhist Boy, the short story collection The Melting Season, and the poetry collection In Thailand It Is Night. He is the recipient of the 2015 American Book Award, New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Nonfiction Literature, an Arts and Letters Fellowship, and the Emerging Writer Fellowship. His work has appeared in many literary journals, including Post Road, The Sun, and Creative Nonfiction. He is one of the founding editors of Sweet: A Literary Confection (sweetlit.com), and teaches in the MFA program at University of South Florida. For more information about him, please visit: www.buddhistboy.com.


Open to the Public

Categories: English

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