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RUBEN LUNA DIPUTADO--Washington Heights








Dominican Republic campaign poster. Luna is running for the Chamber of Deputies, equivalent to our Congress. (Similarly, I saw Turkish campaign posters in Germany.)



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WHO WERE THE NAZIS BEFORE THEY WERE NAZIS--Washington Heights











WHO WERE THE NAZIS BEFORE THEY WERE NAZIS--Washington Heights (detail)










Washington Heights. Word Up is actually a great community art center and bookstore. I've written about it.



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May Day flyers--Washington Heights 2








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May Day flyers--Washington Heights








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ALTO A TRUMP--Washington Heights








Washington Heights.

May 1st 2016
STOP TRUMP!
No to racism!



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Thanks for a $10 contribution from a repeat donor in Seattle!



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DONALD ERES UN PENDEJO--Lower East Side











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Lower East Side. #AShotAtDonald video.



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DONALD MCTRUMP--Lower East Side











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TRUMP on truck--New York








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Black Lives Matter at St Mark's Church--New York








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WEAPONS FOR UKRAINE NOW--St. Mark's Place, New York











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2nd Avenue in St. Mark's Place. Do read my "Broken Ukraine."



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SEARCH AND DESTROY store at St Mark's Place--New York (detail)








[Search and Destroy used clothing store in St. Mark's Place]



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About Me

Born in Vietnam in 1963, I came to the US in 1975, and have also lived in Italy, England and Germany. I'm the author of two books of stories, Fake House (2000) and Blood and Soap (2004), five of poems, All Around What Empties Out (2003), American Tatts (2005), Borderless Bodies (2006), Jam Alerts (2007) and Some Kind of Cheese Orgy (2009), and a novel, Love Like Hate (2010). I've been anthologized in Best American Poetry 2000, 2004, 2007, Great American Prose Poems from Poe to the Present, Postmodern American Poetry: a Norton Anthology (vol. 2) and Flash Fiction International: Very Short Stories From Around the World, etc. I'm also editor of Night, Again: Contemporary Fiction from Vietnam (1996) and The Deluge: New Vietnamese Poetry (2013). Blood and Soap was chosen by Village Voice as one of the best books of 2004. My writing has been translated into Italian, Spanish, French, Dutch, German, Portuguese, Japanese, Korean, Arabic, Icelandic and Finnish, and I've been invited to read in London, Cambridge, Brighton, Paris, Berlin, Leipzig, Halle, Reykjavik, Toronto, Singapore and all over the US. I've also published widely in Vietnamese.