Full Circle—Mitsuye Yamada’s Book Release Celebration and Multigenerational Poetry Reading

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Saturday August 24

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2:00 PM  –  4:00 PM

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.

Full Circle will be available for sale at the JANM Store. 

This program is free for Museum members and included with general admission for non-members. Please note that admission rates are increasing as of August 16, 2019.

Please purchase admission at the front desk at the main building prior to the event. RSVPs are strongly encouraged using this online form as reserved guests will be given priority entry.