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EWU Visiting Writers Series: Ira Sukrungruang

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Fri Feb 22  ·  7:30 pm

Eastern Washington University MFA program invites a slate of powerful writers to Spokane each year — and Spark Central is fortunate enough to host them for public readings!

Ira Sukrungruang is the author of three nonfiction books Buddha’s Dog & other MeditationsSouthside Buddhist and Talk Thai: The Adventures of Buddhist Boy, the short story collection The Melting Season, and the poetry collection In Thailand It Is Night. He is the recipient of the 2015 American Book Award, New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Nonfiction Literature, an Arts and Letters Fellowship, and the Emerging Writer Fellowship. His work has appeared in many literary journals, including Post RoadThe Sun, and Creative Nonfiction. He is one of the founding editors of Sweet: A Literary Confection(, and teaches in the MFA program at University of South Florida.

This program is free thanks to community support.