About Sawako Nakayasu:
Sawako Nakayasu was born in Japan raised in the US, and has also lived in France and China. Her most recent books are The Ants (Les Figues Press, 2014), and Texture Notes (Letter Machine, 2010), and recent translations include The Collected Poems of Sagawa Chika (Canarium Books, 2015), and Tatsumi Hijikata’s Costume en Face (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2015). She has received fellowships from the NEA and PEN, and her own work has been translated into Japanese, Norwegian, Swedish, Arabic, Chinese, and Vietnamese.
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Articles & Interviews:
Article in Hyperallergic by John Yau
Interview in The Conversant with Cristiana Baik
Interview in The Aviary With Hitomi Yoshio & Steven Karl
Interview in ASK/TELL with Thomas Fink, re: Texture Notes