Brandon Shimoda Profile

Brandon Shimoda


Brandon Shimoda is a yonsei poet/writer, and the author of seven books of poetry and prose, including The Grave on the Wall (City Lights), which received the PEN Open Book Award, and Evening Oracle (Letter Machine Editions), which received the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America. His book on the afterlife of Japanese American incarceration received a Creative Nonfiction Grant from the Whiting Foundation, and is forthcoming from City Lights. He received a MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Montana, and is an Assistant Professor of Creative Nonfiction at Colorado College.