Don’t listen to this on an empty stomach! Ira Sukrungruang reads a mouthwatering passage about the power of his Aunty Sue’s cooking from his memoir Talk Thai: The Adventures of Buddhist Boy.
In addition to writing Talk Thai: The Adventures of Buddhist Boy, Ira Sukrungruang is the co-editor of What Are You Looking At? The First Fat Fiction Anthology and Scoot Over, Skinny: The Fat Nonfiction Anthology. He has published his essays, poems, and short stories in many literary journals and anthologies, including Creative Nonfiction, The Bellingham Review, North American Review, Isotope, Crab Orchard Review, Post Road, and Tilting the Continent: Southeast Asian American Writing. He teaches at the University of South Florida, Tampa.