Paul Tran

Paul Tran is a Pushcart Prize-nominated poet and historian. Their work appears in Prairie Schooner, The Cortland Review, RHINO, which gave them an Editor's Prize, and elsewhere. They received fellowships and residencies from Kundiman, Voices of Our Nation Arts Foundation, Poets House, Lambda Literary Foundation, Napa Valley Writers Conference, Home School Miami, Vermont Studio Center, and The Conversation. In 2015, Paul became the first Asian American in almost 20 years to represent the Nuyorican Poets Cafe at the National Poetry Slam and Individual World Poetry Slam, where they ranked Top 10.


“I didn’t ask for it. / Something moved / in the tall grass.”
Trans Issue 2015