Lao American publisher Sahtu Press announced their forthcoming next title, Dance Among Elephants, by Krysada Binly Panusith Phounsiri. This will be his first book.
An international performer, Krysada Binly Panusith Phounsiri is a Lao American who came to the U.S. when he was 2. He is now a resident of San Diego. He began writing poetry at age 11. Dance Among Elephants will have poetry and photography, mostly previously unpublished material.
Founded in 2013, Sahtu Press specializes in works by Laotian American writers and artists.Their first book was the children's book A Sticky Mess, by award-winning Lao artist and author Nor Sanavongsay, which told one of the classic stories of the Lao trickster figure, Xieng Mieng. They expect to release Dance Among Elephants in December, 2014.