Yuko Otomo is a visual artist and a bilingual (Japanese/English) writer of Japanese origin. She writes poetry, haiku, art criticism, travelogues, and essays. Her publications include Garden: Selected Haiku (Beehive Press), Genesis (Sisyphus Press), Small Poems (UDP), The Hand of The Poet (UDP), Study (UDP), Elements (the Feral Press), KOAN (New Feral Press), Frozen Heatwave, a collaboration with Steve Dalachinsky (Luna Bisonte Prods), and Envelope (Poems-For-All). She lives in New York City.
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