Poetry Clips of the Week: Layli Long Soldier and Truong Tran

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

These video clips are the part of a series highlighting recent readings held by SF State’s Poetry Center and American Poetry Archives. Visit this website regularly for fresh poetic content.

On March 2, The Poetry Center presented a reading and conversation with Layli Long Soldier and Truong Tran. In March, all Poetry Center programs were dedicated to the theme “Because We Come from Everything: Poetry and Migration,” shared with 30-plus organizations across the U.S. engaged in the Poetry Coalition.

Long Soldier reads from Whereas (Graywolf Press, 2017).


Tran reads an unpublished poem about the challenges of college teaching.


Full program

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