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Amy Uyematsu Biography | Poet

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Amy Uyematsu (born 1947) is a Japanese-American poet. Growing up in Southern California, she was torn between her American self and Japanese self, a conflict which has deeply influenced her poetry. She is also a high school math teacher and many of her poems reflect elements of math and quote mathematic equations. She has published three poetry books: "Nights of Fire, Nights of Rain", "30 Miles from J-town", and "Stone Bow Prayer" (Copper Canyon Press, 2005).. Japanese-American poet


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