Anthology of Poetry: Cung Tram Tuong
Sunday, June 17, 2 p.m. Pohlad Hall, Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN
Cung, Vietnamese airforce officer, spent 10 years in a re-education in Viet Nam before entering in the United States in 1993 as a political refugee. He will read and discuss selections from his poetry anthology (1948-2008). Local singer Tuan Kiet and visually impaired pianist Loc Tran will perform musical interpretations of the poetry.
Presented in collaboration with Vietnamese Minnesotans Association.
Author Talk: Born Into War
Augsburg Park Library
Saturday, April 21, 2 p.m.
Discussed “Born Into War,” Connie Fortin’s new book of the amazing story of Trọng Nguyễn, his family and the Americans who helped him establish a new life in America. Trong was born in South Vietnam during the Vietnam War and now lives in Plymouth, Minnesota. Book is available at your local library, Amazon.com and Barnesandnoble.com. Sponsored by Friends of the Augsburg Park Library.