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Kimiko Hahn

Kimiko Hahn is the author of eight previous books of poetry, including, most recently, Toxic Flora. She has won an American Book Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Theodore Roethke Award, and a Lila Wallace–Reader’s Digest Award. She lives in New York and teaches at Queens College, City University of New York.


Books by Kimiko Hahn

  1. Book CoverThe Artist's Daughter: Poems

    "Kimiko Hahn stands as a welcome voice of experimentation and passion."—Bloomsbury ReviewMore

  2. Book CoverBrain Fever: Poems

    Rooted in traditional Japanese aesthetics and meditations on contemporary neuroscience, a stunning new volume from an essential American poet.More

  3. Book CoverMosquito and Ant: Poems

    This breakthrough volume by award-winning poet Kimiko Hahn is her most rigorously "female" work to date as she reclaims the female body and reinvents an ancient Chinese correspondence.More

  4. Book CoverThe Narrow Road to the Interior: Poems

    An expansive work inspired by Japanese prose-poetry from a poet of “rigorous intelligence, fierce anger, and deep vulnerability” (Mark Doty).More

  5. Book CoverToxic Flora: Poems

    “[Kimiko] Hahn’s frankness . . . allows [these poems] to stand out as starkly fresh as the carnivorous plants she describes.”—American PoetMore