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Full Circle—Mitsuye Yamada’s Book Release Celebration and Multigenerational Poetry Reading
August 24, 2019 • 2:00 pm PDT
Included with JANM admission — $16 adults, $7 for youth, students, and seniors
Poet, essayist, educator, activist, and foremother of Asian American feminism, Mitsuye Yamada will read from her newest collection of poetry, Full Circle: New and Selected Poems. The celebration will also uplift the voices of generations of other Japanese American women writers, including special guests Diane Fujino, Miya Iwataki, Amy Uyematsu, Brynn Saito, and Diana Tsuchida. Live music by Kyoko Takenaka will accompany the dynamic readings. The program will be emceed by kyoko nakamaru. Yamada will sign copies of the book after the program.
RSVPs are recommended.