Bryan Thao Worra
Affiliated Writer
Saint Paul, MN
Biography

Bryan Thao Worra is a Laotian American writer who works actively to support Southeast Asian American artists. A 2002 Many Voices Fellow, he has gone on to write 6 books, including the forthcoming Demonstrafrom Innsmouth Free Press in Fall, 2013. He represented the nation of Laos as a Cultural Olympian during the 2012 London Summer Games and is the first Lao American to hold an NEA Fellowship in Literature. A professional member of the Horror Writer Association and the Science Fiction Poetry Association.

Successes

Bryan Thao Worra has received funding through the Next Step Fund Award to build and diversify audiences during a book tour and conduct a research and presentation project in Laos.