Contributors / May 2009 (Issue 7)

Amy Uyematsu
ImageAmy Uyematsu, a sansei (3rd-generation Japanese American) from Los Angeles, has published three collections: 30 Miles from J-Town (1992), Nights of Fire, Nights of Rain (1998), and Stone Bow Prayer (2005). She is a former co-editor of the widely-used Roots: An Asian American Reader. Uyematsu works as a public high school math teacher and finds an oddly lovely harmony between math and poetry. Her poem, "August Green", published in the May 2009 issue of Cha, resulted from a trip to Tohoku, Japan in Summer 2008. [Read]

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