Paul Tran

Photo credit: Chrysanthemum Tran

Photo credit: Chrysanthemum Tran

SEASON 2 / EP. 4 Returning West

“East Mountain View”

Paul Tran is a 2018 "Discovery"/Boston Review Poetry Prize winner.

They live in Missouri, where they are Poetry Editor at The Offing Magazine and Chancellor's Graduate Fellow in The Writing Program at Washington University in St. Louis. Their work appears in The New Yorker, Poetry Magazine, and elsewhere, including the anthology Inheriting the War (W.W. Norton) and movie Love Beats Rhymes (Lionsgate), alongside Azealia Banks, Common, and Jill Scott. They are the first Asian American since 1993 to win the Nuyorican Poets Cafe Grand Slam, placing Top 10 at the Individual World Poetry Slam and Top 2 at the National Poetry Slam.