Brandon Shimoda

Brandon Shimoda's recent books include The Grave on the Wall (City Lights), which received the PEN Open Book Award, The Desert (The Song Cave), and Evening Oracle (Letter Machine Editions), which received the William Carlos Williams from the Poetry Society of America. He is currently researching/writing a book on the ongoing afterlife of Japanese American incarceration. And he is the curator of the Hiroshima Library, an itinerant reading room of books on the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, which is currently installed in the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.

THE AFTERLIFE, PART 1: WE TAKE TURNS SAYING HOW WE ARE

THE AFTERLIFE, PART 2: THOSE WHICH ARE OF FORGOTTEN SOURCES

THE AFTERLIFE, PART 3: THE VOICE HAVING BEEN ALL CONSUMED