Museum of American Poetics Exhibits

Asian/Pacific American Verse Beings

This exhibit conveys a sense of how the "flaming sword" verse of Asian and the Pacific American poets form part of all that is American poetry today.

 

  Chinese-American Contributions to Transcontinental Railroad
Chinese-American Contribution to Transcontinental Railroad
Japanese American Internment
Japanese American Internment
   
    A More Perfect Union: Japanese Americans & the U.S. Constitution
A More Perfect Union: Japanese Americans & the U.S. Constitution
 
      AI
Ai
Meena Alexander
Meena Alexander
   
    Agha Shahid Ali
Agha Shahid Ali
 
Neelanjana Banerjee
Neelanjana Banerjee
   
   
  Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge
Mei-mei Berssenbrugge
G.S. Sharat Chandra
G.S. Sharat Chandra
   
  Diana Chang
Diana Chang
 
 
    Teresa Mei Chuc
Teresa Mei Chuc
 
Marilyn Chin
Marilyn Chin
     
   
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
   
Sesshu Floster
Susshu Foster
     
  Luis Francia
Luis Francia
 
  Eugene Gloria
Eugene Gloria
   
    Jessica Hagedorn
Jessica Hagedorn
    Kimiko Hahn
Kimiko Hahn
   
Thich Nhat Hanh
Thich Nhat Hanh
       
    Sadakichi Hartmann
Sadakichi Hartmann
 
Yuki Hartman
Yuki Hartman
     
      Hiroaki Sato
Hiroaki Sato
    Garrett Hongo
Garrett Hongo
   
Lawson Fusao Inada
Lawson Fusao Inada
     
    Kyi May Kaung
Kyi May Kaung
 
Suji Kim
Suji Kwock Kim
   
      Myung Mi Kim
Myung Mi Kim
    Maxine Hong Kingston
Maxine Hong Kingston
 
Mong-Lan
Mong-Lan
       
  Alan Chong Lau
Alan Chong Lau
 
Carolyn Lau
Carolyn Lau
   
    Shirley Geok-lin Lim
Shirley Geok-lin Lim
  Linh Dinh
Linh Dinh
 
Li-Young Lee
Li-Young Lee
 
  Timothy Liu
Timothy Liu
  Janice Mirikitani
Janice Mirikitani
 
David Mura
David Mura
 
  Sawako Nakayasu
Sawako Nakayasu
  Yone Noguchi
Yone Noguchi
 
  Nguyen Chi Thien
Nguyen Chi Thien
Hoa Nyugen
Hoa Nguyen
   
    Yoko Ono
Yoko Ono
 
       
    Albert Saijo
Albert Saijo
 
      Nanao Sakaki
Nanao Sakaki
  Sonja Sohn
Sonja Sohn
   
    Cathy Song
Cathy Song
 
Toyo Suyemoto
Toyo Suyemoto
     
      Arthur Sze
Arthur Sze
  Eileen Tabios
Eileen Tabios
 
Chögyam Trungpa
Chögyam Trungpa
   
    Jose Garcia Villa
Jose Garcia Villa
Wang Ping
Wang Ping
 
    Nellie Wong
Nellie Wong
    Merle Woo
Merle Woo
 
Xue Di
Xue Di
   
    Mitsuye Yamada
Mitsuye Yamada
 
  Lois-Ann Yamanaka
Lois-Ann Yamanaka
 
  John Yau
John Yau
  Zhang Er
Zhang Er