Monday, October 20, 2014
Sahtu Press to publish Dance Among Elephants, a Lao American poetry collection
Sahtu Press announced Dance Among Elephants, by Krysada Binly Panusith Phounsiri will be released before the end of the year, and hopefully by the holiday season.
A debut collection of Lao American poetry,Krysada Binly Panusith Phounsiri brings a unique perspective to Lao American literature. A resident of San Diego, he came to the US with his family when he was two. A multidisciplinary artist, he is also a skilled photographer and dancer in the B-Boy tradition and competes internationally. Dance Among Elephants will feature original poetry and photos from his journey.
Based in California, Sahtu Press was established in 2013 and specializes in works by Laotian Americans.The first book they produced was the children's book A Sticky Mess, by Nor Sanavongsay, retelling one of the most beloved Lao folk tales that he grew up with.