Publications (Bibliography)

A Bibliography of books, poetry, performance pieces and other writing by YURI KAGEYAMA:

BOOKS
_ “THE VERY SPECIAL DAY,” Tokyo Flower Children, 2016.
_ “THE NEW AND SELECTED YURI _ WRITING FROM PEELING TILL NOW,” Ishmael Reed Publishing Co., 2011.
_ “PEELING,” I. Reed Books, 1988.

NEWS FROM FUKUSHIMA: MEDITATION ON AN UNDER-REPORTED CATASTROPHE BY A POET
_ Yuri Kageyama is the author of “NEWS FROM FUKUSHIMA: Meditation on an Under-Reported Catastrophe by a Poet,” a multimedia performance piece of the spoken word, dance, music and film, directed by Carla Blank. It will be presented at Z Space in San Francisco July 8-9, 2017, performed by actors/dancers Takemi Kitamura, Monisha Shiva and Shigeko Sara Suga, musicians Stomu Takeishi, Isaku Kageyama, Kouzan Kikuchi and Joe Small, with lighting by Blu and video of Fukushima by Yoshiaki Tago. The work had a debut run at La MaMa Experimental Theatre in New York in 2015, in which Melvin Gibbs played bass.

POETRY
_ “Hands of a Clock,” and “A Crow’s Request,” KONCH, edited and published by Ishmael Reed and Tennessee Reed, January 2016.
_ “A poem for Kenji Goto, a Journalist, Feb. 1, 2015” and “Yasunari Kawabata’s Room,” TOKYO POETRY JOURNAL, Vol. 1, editor-in-chief Taylor Mignon, editor emeritus Barbara Summerhawk, co-editor Jeffrey Johnson, November 2015.
_ “Haiku for Homeless,” “Cheap Perfume” and “The Sociology of Hanami (Flower Gazing),” MINUS TIDES INTERNATIONAL _ the Respect and Honor Satire issue, edited by Hillel Wright, June 2015.
_ “ode to the stroller” featured in the PUBLIC POETRY SERIES, February 2015, read by Hirokazu Suyama and filmed by Adam Lewis.
_ “AN ODE TO A NUCLEAR DISASTER,” KONCH MAGAZINE, January 2015.
_ “blank spaces over generations” “and “The Crooked Smile” in POETRY KANTO 2014 published and edited by Alan Botsford, December 2014.
_ “No Gift of the Magi” a finalist winner in CULTURAL WEEKLY’S first poetry contest, published in the Nov. 13, 2013 edition. A film by Adam Lewis of her reading the poem with bass by Hiroshi Tokieda was featured by CULTURAL WEEKLY online.
_ “Dec. 12, 2012, The Very Special Day: A Prose Poem,” KONCH MAGAZINE, October 2013. Click HERE for the piece.
_ “ode to the stroller” and “Little YELLOW Slut” video reading with Hirokazu Suyama, Hiroshi Tokieda and Yuuichiro Ishii at Tokyo Woodstock as part of the Spoken Word on online site POET’S LANE, September 2013. Click HERE for the site.
_ “Three Haiku,” SUNRISE FROM BLUE THUNDER _ JAPAN, EARTHQUAKE-TSUNAMI, MARCH 2011 (a fund-raising project for Japan relief efforts), Pirene’s Fountain: October 2011.
_ “ways of saying yes in Japanese,” “Haiku for Van Gogh,” PIRENE’S FOUNTAIN, 2011 Fall/Winter.
_ “for women only,” PHATI’TUDE Literary Magazine Vol. 3, No. 1, Spring 2011, SPRING HAS RETURNED A Season of Renewal.
_ “becky nao,” DISCOVER NIKKEI, August 2011.
_ “Little Yellow Slut,” KONCH, Summer 2009.
_ “Poetic Gamesmanship,” “Fox Spirits: Upon Visiting the Toyokawa Inari Shrine,” “Homecoming II,” OTHER SIDE RIVER, Stone Bridge Press, 1995.
_ “Poetic Gamesmanship,” “Ichikawa Ennosuke III, Kabuki Actor,” “Fox Spirits: Upon Visiting the Toyokawa Inari Shrine,” KONCH No. 4, Fall 1991.
_ “haikus,” COYDOG REVIEW, No. 1, 1985.
_ “Selfish Martyrdom,” YELLOW SILK, Issue 11, Summer 1984.
_ “Love Poem,” “A Day in a Long Hot Summer,” “Disco Chinatown,” “Strings/Himo,” “My Mother Takes a Bath,” BREAKING SILENCE: AN ANTHOLOGY OF CONTEMPORARY ASIAN AMERICAN POETS, The Greenfield Review Press, 1983.
_ “Cecil Taylor,” ORO MADRE, Vol. 2, No. 1 Issue #5, 1983.
_ “Selfish Martyrdom Series/ Number One,” BRIDGE: ASIAN AMERICAN PERSPECTIVES, Vol. 8, No. 4, Winter 1983.
_ “Love Poems for Isaku: II,” RIVER STYX, No. 12, 1982.
_ “Thought Speak V/ music versus music,” RIVER STYX, No. 10, 1982.
_ “MUSIC Makes Love to Me,” YELLOW SILK, Issue 3, Spring 1982.
_ “An Old Folk Song,” ASIAN JOURNAL, Spring 1982.
_ “Stages,” ASIAN JOURNAL, Spring 1981.
_ “The Gardener Boy,” SUISUN VALLEY REVIEW, Spring 1981.
_ “Thought Speak,” ALLY, A POETRY JOURNAL, 1981,
_ “Caution,” RIVER STYX, No. 8, 1981.
_ “Disco Chinatown,” SOUP, 1981.
_ “My Mother Takes a Bath,” THE GREENFIELD REVIEW, The Greenfield Review Press, 1980.
_ “Cooking Poem, ASIAN JOURNAL, Spring 1980.
_ “Waitressing,” SUNBURY 9, 1980.
_ “Love Poem III,” CANVASS, Vol. 2, No. 1, 1980.
_ “Loving Younger Men,” BEYOND RICE, A BROADSIDE SERIES, Mango Publications and NOLO Press, 1979.
_ “For All You Brothers Out There,” BRIDGE: AN ASIAN AMERICAN PERSPECTIVE, Vol. 6, No. 4, Winter 1978-1979.
_ “Your Jacket,” WOMEN TALKING WOMEN LISTENING, Vol. 3, 1977.
_ “A Song for the Big White Bitch,” Y’BIRD MAGAZINE, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1977-1978.

PROSE (short stories and essays)
_ “Why the Japanese Love Michael Jackson” in Poetry Kanto 2014, edited and published by Alan Botsford, December 2014.
_ “Borderless Poetics: Taiko Meets Jazz at My Book Party,” JAZZ ADVANCE, Sept. 9, 2011.
_ “Amanojaku: Taiko as Modern Music,” JAZZ ADVANCE, August 1, 2011.
_ “A Letter to Isaku,” KONCH Spring/Summer 2011.
_ “The Father and the Son,” POW WOW_ CHARTING THE FAULT LINES IN THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE _ SHORT FICTION FROM THEN TO NOW, Da Capo Press, 2009.
_ “Catching the Rush-Hour Train _ Sketches of Life in Japan,” MULTIAMERICA: ESSAYS ON CULTURAL WARS AND CULTURAL PEACE,” 1997.
_ “Seeds of Betrayal,” ON A BED OF RICE: AN ASIAN AMERICAN EROTIC FEAST, Anchor Books, 1995.
_ “Eros,” TOUCHING FIRE: EROTIC WRITINGS BY WOMEN,” Carroll & Graf Publishers, 1989.
_ “Asian American Art Story,” THE STORIES WE HOLD SECRET: TALES OF WOMEN’S SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT, The Greenfield Review Press, 1986.
_ “Haha No Hanashi (My Mother’s Stories 2),” COYDOG REVIEW, No. 1, 1985.
_ “Oya Baka Notes” (column), HOKUBEI MAINICHI, 1982-1985.
_ “Thoughts on our Yellow Light,’’ POETRY FLASH No. 153, December 1985.
_ “Having Babies Vs. Having Sex” YELLOW SILK, Issue 11, Summer 1984.
_ “The Nunnery,” FLEXUS: WEST COAST WOMEN’S PRESS, Vol. 11, No. 7, October 1984.
_ “Shizuka _ A Love Story,” BRIDGE: ASIAN AMERICAN PERSPECTIVES, Vol. 9, No. 1, 1984.
_ “Northwest Women of Color,” SOJOURNER: THE WOMEN’S FORUM, December 1984.
_ “Eros,” YELLOW SILK, Issue 9, Winter 1983.
_ “The Japanese American Set Up,” ASIAN JOURNAL, Vol. 7, 1983.
_ “Yoko and the Trumpet Player,” TIME CAPSULE, Fall/Winter 1982.
_ “The Nunnery,” BEYOND BAROQUE, Vo. 12, No. 1, Spring 1981.
_ “Hisaye Yamamoto _ Nisei Writer,” SUNBURY 10, 1981.
_ “Tule Lake by Edward Miyakawa,” AMERASIA JOURNAL, Vol. 7, No. 2, Fall/Winter 1980.
_ “The Suicide,” SAN FRANCISCO STORIES, 1979.
_ “March Eighth,” ECHOES FROM GOLD MOUNTAIN, AN ASIAN AMERICAN JOURNAL, 1978.

FEATURED (on the radio and in interviews):
_ “The Many Lives of Yuri Kageyama,” by Tim Hornyak in No. 1 Shimbun, February 2016.
_ “Spotlight on Jazz and Poetry” online radio show, with Isaku Kageyama, June 24-July 7, 2012. www.sojpradio.com hosted by Clayton Corley, Sr. in Philadelphia, Pa. Click HERE for the Podcast of Music and Reading, and HERE for our interview by Clay. Liner Notes HERE.
_ Interview in “Word Riot,” by David Hoenigman, 2011.

IN JAPANESE
_ NIHON NO KAISHA E TSUKAI KENKAJO, co-authored with Hamao Yokota, OS Shuppan, 1993.
_ “My Mother Takes a Bath,” “Love Poem,” translated by Yo Nakayama, NIKKEI AMERICA CANADA SHISHU, Doyo Bijutsusha, 1985.

TRANSLATION WORK:
_ research and translation help for the book, FUKUSHIMA: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster, by David Lochbaum, Edwin Lyman, Susan Q. Stranahan and the Union of Concerned Scientists, New York/London: The New Press, 2014. The Japanese translation of the book was published by Iwanami Shoten, Publisher, in 2015.
_ Words by dancer Suzushi Hanayagi for Robert Wilson’s “KOOL _ Dancing in My Mind,” 2009.
_ “Suddenly Mute,” by Kenzaburo Oe, NADIR magazine, 1987.
_ “February Cat,” “A Lot of Fun to Do,” “Probably a Toilet,” by Hiromi Ito, YELLOW SILK, Issue 11, Summer 1984.