Brandon Som

Finalist, 2023 National Book Awards

Brandon Som is a Chicano and Chinese American poet. He is the author of the poetry collections Tripas and The Tribute Horse, which won the Kate Tufts Discovery Award.
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Tripas

ISBN 9780820363509 Georgia Review Books / University of Georgia Press

With Tripas , Brandon Som follows up his award-winning debut with a book of poems built out of a multicultural, multigenerational childhood home, in which he celebrates his Chicana grandmother, who worked nights on the assembly line at Motorola, and his Chinese American father and grandparents, who ran the family corner store. More about this book >

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Brandon Som

Brandon Som is a Chicano and Chinese American poet. He is the author of the poetry collections Tripas and The Tribute Horse, which won the Kate Tufts Discovery Award. He lives on the unceded land of the Kumeyaay Nation and is an associate professor of literature and creative writing at University of California, San Diego.

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