Lan Tran

Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer, Poet, Spoken Word Artist

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Anthologies:
Word and Image (Pearson Education, 2010)
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A New Literary History of America (Harvard University Press, 2009)
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Beyond Words: Reading and Writing in a Visual Age (Pearson Longman, 2008)
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Waking Up American (Seal Press, 2005)
Journals: ,
Georgia State University Review

Fiction

Anthology:
Falling Backwards: Stories of Fathers and Daughters (Hourglass Books, 2004)
Journal:
Stickman Review

Poetry

Journal:
Porter Gulch Review

Spoken Word

Anthology:
Take Back the Mic: ForWord Girls (Monkey Book Press, 2002)
Performances:
UC Santa Barbara (2010)
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Univeristy of Southern California (2009)
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West End Theater (New York, NY) (2009)
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El Portal Theatre (North Hollywood, CA) (2008)
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Found Theatre (Long Beach, CA) (2008)
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Highways Performance Space (Santa Monica, CA) (2008)
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Muckenthaler Cultural Center (2008)
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Occidental College (2008)
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Robertson Theatre, West Hollywood Book Fair (2008)
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UCLA (2008)
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University of Texas, Arlington (2008)
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Barnsdall Gallery Theatre (Hollywood, CA) (2007)
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Harvard University (2007)
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Hotel Cafe (Hollywood, CA) (2007)
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UC Santa Barbara (2007)
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UCLA (2007)
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Aratani Theatre (Los Angeles, CA) (2006)
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Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (2006)
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INSIDE the Ford, Ford Amphitheater Complex (2006)
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Queens Theatre in the Park (NY) (2006)
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USC (2006)
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West End Theater (New York, NY) (2006)
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Highways Performance Space (Santa Monica, CA) (2005)
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LA Times Book Festival (2005)
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Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival (2005)
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Mark Taper Auditorium, Los Angeles Central Library (2005)
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Steve Allen Theatre (Hollywood, CA) (2005)
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UC Riverside (2005)
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Walt Disney Concert Hall's REDCAT Theatre (Los Angeles, CA) (2005)
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West End Theatre (New York, NY) (2005)
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Castellano Playhouse (San Jose, CA) (2004)
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Dutton's Bookstore (Brentwood, CA) (2004)
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Poetry Center 50th Anniversary (San Francisco, CA) (2004)
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Stanford University (2004)
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Bosakowski Theatre (New York, NY) (2003)
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McKenna Theatre (San Francisco, CA) (2003)
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Met Theatre (Los Angeles, CA) (2003)
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Asian Arts Initiative (Philadelphia, PA) (2002)
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Atlantic Theatre Company (New York, NY) (2002)
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Chashama (New York, NY) (2002)
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City Hall (New York, NY) (2002)
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HERE Arts Center (New York, NY) (2002)
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KSFR-FM (Santa Fe, NM) (2002)
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Manhattan Theatre Source (New York, NY) (2002)
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New York City Hall (2002)
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San Francisco State University (2002)
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Asian American Writers' Workshop (New York, NY) (2001)
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Musical Theatre Works (New York, NY) (2001)
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Nuyorican Poets' Cafe (New York, NY) (2001)
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Pink Pony Cafe (New York, NY) (2001)
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Prospect Park (Brooklyn, NY) (2001)
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Vassar College (2001)
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West End Theatre (New York, NY) (2001)
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Scottsdale Muserum of Contemporary Art ()

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Asian American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
Vietnamese
Born in: 
Austin
Raised in: 
Los Angeles, CA
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Last update: Jan 25, 2016