Arvin Temkar

Arvin Temkar is a writer in San Francisco. This summer he’s traveling the U.S. collecting stories about American identity: 


Poetic Identity

An interview with Craig Perez by Arvin Temkar

Craig Santos Perez is an American Book Award-winning poet and professor at the University of Hawaii, Manoa. He is originally from Guam, a small American territory in the Pacific. Much of his work examines his identity, his homeland and the impact of American influence on the island. His latest book, from unincorporated territory [lukao],was highlighted in NPR’s “Poetry to Pay Attention To” list last year.