Ira Sukrungruang

Ira Sukrungruang

Ira Sukrungruang is a Thai American writer born in Chicago. He is the author of the short story collection The Melting Season; two nonfiction books, Talk Thai: the Adventures of Buddhist Boy and Southside Buddhist; and the poetry collection In Thailand It Is Night. He teaches in the MFA program at the University of South Florida. For more information about him, please visit his website: www.buddhistboy.com.

Sensitive Boy

By Ira Sukrungruang

Before the end of my parents’ marriage, I couldn’t stop reading. I read everything—junk mail, Sears catalogs, magazines and textbooks, canned food labels, cereal boxes, street signs, and billboards. If […]