YUKO OTOMO was born in Japan and lives in New York. She is both a visual artist & a bilingual poet (poetry & haiku). She also writes art criticism, essays, and translation. In visual art, she has been concentrating herself on the study of abstraction & has created a body of work covering over 3 decades. Her work has been published in many magazines & literary publications. She has read in St. Mark’s Poetry Project, Tribes, Bowery Poetry Club, ABC No Rio, La Mama, The Living Theatre, PS1, MoMA, and The Queens Museum. Her books include Garden: Selected Haiku (Beehive Press), Small Poems (Ugly Duckling Presse), The Hand of The Poet (Ugly Duckling Presse), Cornell Box Poems (Sisyphus Press),Genesis (Sisyphus Press), Fragile (Sisyphus Press) & A Sunday Afternoon on the Isle of Museum(Propaganda Press). She is a contributing writer for the collective art critical writing forum on line:www.Arteidolia.com currently.
Otomo, Yuko. Elements. (2015) 10 poems with collages by John Digby. $10.00
KOAN.(2017) prose poems with illustrations by the author. $12.00