Tuesday, July 04, 2017

On Arts Express radio, 2:00 July 6, on WBAI radio I am introducing the brilliant Japanese-American poet Amy Uyematsu:

** "Though Grandpa loved to tell stories, he didn't talk about the camp. And when Grandpa came back in 1946, the 'closed for business' sign was gone, so was his store - and all the Issei farms waiting for his visit..."
Poetry Corner: Japanese American LA poet Amy Uyematsu reads from her work. Drawing inspiration from breaking through silence to craft personal narratives touching on her parents and grandparents interned in a WWII Japanese American concentration camp 'built on Indian reservation land.' Julia Stein reports.
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** "I knew that I had a vision, and that no matter what happened to me, it happens to people in life. And it's not going to change who you ar...
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