Meet Bryan Thao Worra

Bryan Thao Worra is the Lao Minnesotan Poet Laureate and the author of 10+ books. He holds over 20 national and international awards for his writing and community leadership. He is the president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association and 2019 Joyce Fellow. He holds an NEA Fellowship in Literature, and represented the nation of Laos during the 2012 London Summer Games as a Cultural Olympian.

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Read his work in Altered Reality Magazine

Screaming From My Throne of Stars
Moving Mountains, Burning Stars
Riding the Tiger