Brandon Shimoda's latest book is Evening Oracle (Letter Machine Editions), which received the WCW Award from the Poetry Society of America. His recent writings include essays on the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans in The Margins and The New Inquiry. "HIST ODRES DE PARADISE" were written in southern Taiwan.
Brandon Shimoda’s recent books include The Desert (poetry and prose; The Song Cave), Dept. of Posthumous Letters (drawings; text by Dot Devota and Caitie Moore; Argos Books), and The Grave on the Wall (an ancestral memoir, forthcoming from City Lights).