Bryan Thao Worra

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Gender Male
Industry Arts
Location Twin Cities, Minnesota, United States
Introduction An award-winning Laotian American writer, I work actively to support Laotian, Hmong and Southeast Asian American artists. I am recognized by the Loft Literary Center, the Minnesota State Arts Board and the National Endowment for the Arts. I also served as a consulting contractor with the Minnesota History Center, the Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans and the Minnesota Humanities Commission. I am an active professional member of the Horror Writer Association and president of the Science Fiction Poetry Association.
Interests Asian American Poetry, Speculative Literature, Travel, Community Activism, Writing
Favorite Movies Akira Kurosawa's Dreams, Sanjuro, John Carpenter's The Thing, Big Trouble In Little China, Escape From New York, Blade Runner, Battle Royale, Citizen Kane, Casablanca, The Killer Elite
Favorite Music Leonard Cohen, Tom Waits, Johnny Cash, Shriekback, The Killers, Eurythmics, Tina Turner, Billy Idol, The Smiths/Morrissey, The Cure, Sarah McLachlan, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Marvin Gaye, Nick Cave
Favorite Books Talking Dirty To The Gods, Hinge & Sign, The Middle Kingdom, The Collected Works of Pablo Neruda, The Captain and the Enemy, This Way For The Gas Ladies and Gentlemen, The Street of Crocodiles, The City In Which I Love You, Borges Collected Fictions, the work of H.P. Lovecraft