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Recap in Photos: Lao American Writers Summit in Seattle

Feature photo by Dennis “Wtpho” Sikhanthat

If you weren’t there, you missed another inspirational summit as fellow creatives made space for a moving dialog on the state of Lao America and the literary arts. More than 400 people gathered at the 4th Lao American Writers Summit in Des Moines area of Washington state at Highline College. Hosted by the Lao American community of Seattle and organized by local organizations POM Foundation, Kinnaly Dance Troupe, AANAPISI, and Lao Community Service Center. Check out these snippets of what happened during the two-day summit:

#LAWS2017 Two-day series by Dennis “Wtpho” Sikhanthat. See the whole set on Facebook.



Black and white portrait series by Krysada Binly Panusith Phounsiri of Snap Pilots. See the whole set on Facebook.

Bryan Thao Worra

Sakuna Thongchanh

William Phon Khampradith

Khanthala Somvilay

Ekkarath Sisavatdy

Timothy Singratsomboune

Recap video by Catzie Vilayphonh of Laos in the House


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