Brandon Shimoda is a poet and writer whose books include O Bon (Litmus Press, 2011), The Girl Without Arms (Black Ocean, 2011) and The Alps (2008), as well as numerous solo and collaborative chapbooks. He is currently researching/writing his first book of non-fiction and co-editing the selected writings of Lebanese-American poet Etel Adnan (Nightboat Books, 2013). He has taught poetry and writing at Casa Libre en la Solana, Kaohsiung American School (Taiwan), the Missoula Art Museum, and the University of Montana. He has lived most recently in Missouri, Maine and Taiwan, though currently lives here in Tucson.
Photograph by Dot Devota
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