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Kazuko Shiraishi

Author, Japanese
Kazuko Shiraishi is one of modern Japanese poetry’s foremost poets and is internationally acclaimed. She has published more than thirty books of poetry and has received all of Japan’s major poetry awards, including the prestigious Yomiuri Literary Prize (twice). New Directions has published three collections of her translated poems: Seasons of Sacred Lust, Let Those Who Appear, and My Floating Mother, City. (Photo credit: New Directions Publishing)
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