Talking Taiko: Music and Poetry Celebrating Poet Yuri Kageyama's New Book
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Yuri Kageyama is a bilingual and bicultural poet and writer, born in Japan and raised in Maryland, Tokyo and Alabama. Her works have appeared in many literary publications, including _Y’Bird, Greenfield Review, San Francisco Stories, On a Bed of Rice, Breaking Silence: an Anthology of Asian American Poets, POW WOW: Charting the Fault Lines in the American Experience _ Short Fiction from Then to Now, Other Side River, Beyond Rice, Yellow Silk, Stories We Hold Secret, KONCH, MultiAmerica_ and Obras. She has two books of poems, The New and Selected Yuri: Writing From Peeling Till Now and Peeling. Her film Talking Taiko (March 2010), directed by Yoshiaki Tago, documents her readings and thoughts on art and life. She has collaborated in readings with music, visual art and dance, including an Isamu Noguchi exhibit at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. She has translated the words of dancer Suzushi Hanayagi for Robert Wilson’s performance piece “KOOL _ Dancing in My Mind.” She also translated Hiromi Ito’s poems. She is a magna cum laude graduate of Cornell University and holds an M.A. in Sociology from the UC Berkeley. She lives in Tokyo.