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Paul Tran

Paul Tran

Paul Tran is the recipient of the Ruth Lilly & Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation and the Discovery/Boston Review Poetry Prize. Their poems appear in The New Yorker, Poetry Magazine, Good Morning America, and elsewhere, including the Lionsgate movie Love Beats Rhymes with Azealia Banks, Common, and Jill Scott. Paul is 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. They earned their M.F.A. in poetry from Washington University in St. Louis, where they were the Chancellor's Graduate Fellow and the Senior Poetry Fellow in The Writing Program. Paul is Poetry Editor at The Offing Magazine, which won a Whiting Literary Magazine Award from the Whiting Foundation.