Poet Kimiko Hahn

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Kimiko Hahn

Tuesday, March 13, 2007
4:00 pm Poetry Center, Wright Hall
Hahn discussed her work and the craft of writing at an informal Q&A session.
7:30 pm Stoddard Hall Auditorium - Poetry reading followed by book selling and signing.

Hahn's visit was supported by the Program for the Study of Women and Gender. For further information, consult the Smith College Poetry Center, or the press release posted on Smith College News Releases.

Link to past SC Libraries Poetry Center Readings resource pages.

book cover: The Narrow Road to the Interior by Kimiko Hahn          book cover: The Unbearable Heart by Kimiko Hahn

Hahn is the author of seven volumes of poetry and the recipient of the American Book Award for her 1995 collection The Unbearable Heart. In her most recent book, The Narrow Road to the Interior, Hahn adapts the ancient Japanese artistic technique of "zuihitsu" ("running brush").

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Biography in Context
Includes an entry from Contemporary Authors, updated 2006.

Online Texts

Ethnic NewsWatch
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Expanded Academic Index
Search by keyword for to find or link to poems and reviews. Use SC Links to connect to full text.

Internet Resources

Internet Site Access
Smith College Poetry Center http://www.smith.edu/poetrycenter/
American Academy of Poets
Biographical information and links to related sites
VG: Voices from the Gaps: Women Artists and Writers of Color - an interview with Kimiko Hahn http://voices.cla.umn.edu/


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