Sky Country by Christine KitanoSky Country by Christine Kitano

Sky Country

byChristine Kitano

Paperback | September 22, 2017

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Christine Kitano's second poetry collection elicits a sense of hunger - an intense longing for home and an ache for human connection. Channeling both real and imagined immigration experiences of her own family - her grandmothers, who fled Korea and Japan; and her father, a Japanese American who was incarcerated during WWII - Kitano's ambitious poetry speaks for those who have been historically silenced and displaced.Christine Kitano's first collection of poetry, Birds of Paradise, was published by Lynx House Press. She lives in Ithaca, NY, where she is an assistant professor of creative writing, poetry, and Asian American literature at Ithaca College.
Christine Kitano's first collection of poetry, Birds of Paradise, was published in 2011 by Lynx House Press. She received her BA from the University of California, her MFA from Syracuse University, and her PhD in English and Creative Writing from Texas Tech University. She was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA and currently lives in I...
Title:Sky CountryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:104 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.22 inPublished:September 22, 2017Publisher:BOA Editions, Ltd.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:194268343X

ISBN - 13:9781942683438


Editorial Reviews

Kitano's alluring, well-crafted poems are attuned to tragedy and loss, yet an element of wonder shines through." - Publishers Weekly "Combing cultural and personal history, Kitano is generous in revealing her family lore and the emotional politics of settlement and displacement. Meant to firmly focus and guide the reader, her poems point to the tragedies and triumphs of living in a world that creates us and destroys us, sometimes all in one day."- Booklist "