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Ploy Pirapokin, MFA

Education Unlimited - Ploy Pirapokin, MFA (Instructor)

Ploy Pirapokin, MFA — Instructor

Ploy Pirapokin was born in Thailand and raised in Hong Kong. She graduated with a BA in Communication Studies and English from the University of San Diego, and an MFA in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University.

Her work is featured in, Apogee Journal, Entropy Magazine, the Bellingham Review, HYPHEN Magazine and more. A Writing by Writers Workshop at Tomales Bay fellow, a Community of Writers at Squaw Valley scholar, and a Visiting Writer at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center, she is the recipient of grants and fellowships from the San Francisco Arts Commission, the Ragdale Foundation, the Anderson Center, the Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts, Kundiman and others. She has also received multiple Pushcart Prize nominations.

She has taught creative writing at San Francisco State University, the Writing Salon in Berkeley, and will be teaching at the UCLA Writer's Extension Program. She's looking forward to another great summer working at Education Unlimited.