Friday, April 22nd at 12-2pm
in The FedEx Global Center Room 4003.
Southeast Asian Approaches Carolina Seminar welcomes NC poets Ina Cariño and Eric Tran to do a reading of their selected poetry and host a question and answer session.
This event will be moderated by Trisha Remetir, a graduate student in the English and Comparative Literature Department.
- Ina Cariño holds an MFA in creative writing from North Carolina State University. Their poetry appears in Guernica, Poetry Northwest, Poetry Magazine, The Paris Review Daily, Waxwing, New England Review, and elsewhere. Ina is a Kundiman fellow and a recipient of a fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center. They are the winner of the 2021 Alice James Award for Feast, forthcoming from Alice James Books in March 2023. In 2021, Ina was selected as one of four winners of the 92Y Discovery Poetry Contest. In 2019, Ina founded a reading series, Indigena Collective, centering marginalized creatives in the community.
- Eric Tran is a queer Vietnamese poet and the author of Mouth, Sugar, and Smoke (Diode Editions, forthcoming 2022) and The Gutter Spread Guide to Prayer (Autumn House Press). He serves as an associate editor for Orison Press and a poetry reader for the Los Angeles Review. He has received awards and recognition from Prairie Schooner, New Delta Review, Best of the Net, and others. His work appears in RHINO, 32 Poems, the Missouri Review and elsewhere. He is a resident physician in psychiatry in Asheville, NC.