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Visiting Writers Series: An Evening with Poet Eric Tran

November 2, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


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Visiting Writers Series: An Evening with Poet Eric Tran

Poet Eric Tran will present a reading at 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 2 in UNC Asheville’s Highsmith Union, Blue Ridge Room.

Tran is a queer Vietnamese poet and the author of “Mouth, Sugar, and Smoke,” winner of the Oregon Book Award and finalist for the Thom Gunn Award, and “The Gutter Spread Guide to Prayer.” His poetry has been featured in All Things Considered, Poetry Daily, and Verse Daily, and has received recognition from Best of the Net, Prairie Schooner, and New Delta Review, among other publications. He is a psychiatrist in Portland, OR.

This is the third and final event in the 2023-24 Visiting Writers Series presented by the UNC Asheville English Department.


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November 2, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Department of English
Department of Psychology


Highsmith Student Union, Blue Ridge Room (202/203)