Sawako Nakayasu

born in Yokohama, Japan, and has lived mostly in the U.S. since the age of six

graduate of Brown University

writes poetry, prose, and performance text, and translates from Japanese to English

currently lives outside Tokyo, Japan

editor of !Factorial Press, which publishes collaborative writing, and the translation coordinator for How2, an online journal of contemporary innovative writing by women

work in Chain, Conundrum, Kenning, 108, Aufgabe, and New American Writing, and Clutch, a book of hockey love poems, from Tinfish Press.

Sawako Nakayasu New Writing

Sawako Nakayasu Blog

Sawako Nakayasu at the Poetry Project

!Factorial Press


How2 translations

Duration Press


Hockey Love Letters Tin Fish Press

texture notes from Japan and elsewhere - by Sawako Nakayasu

Sawako Nakayasu at the Poetry Project

note on Sawako Nakayasu at the Poetry Project

"An ant against time," by Sawako Nakayasu

Balconic by Sawako Nakayasu at Durationpress

poems by Hiromi Ito, translated by Sawako Nakayasu

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