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Garrett K Hongo

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Occupation  poet
Partner  Shelly Withrow
Name  Garrett Hongo
Nominations  Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
Alma mater  University of Michigan
Children  Annalena
Role  Poet
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Notable works  The River of Heaven Volcano: A Memoir of Hawai\'i""
Notable awards  Pulitzer finalist; Oregon Book Award; Guggenheim, NEA and Rockefeller Fellowships
Education  University of California, Irvine (1978–1982), University of Michigan, Pomona College
Awards  Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada, James Laughlin Award
Books  Coral Road: Poems, The River of Heaven, Volcano: A Memoir of Hawaiʻi, Yellow Light: Poems

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Garrett Kaoru Hongo (born 30 May 1951 Volcano, Hawaii) is an American poet and author.


He graduated from Pomona College with a B.A. in 1973, and from University of California, Irvine with an M.F.A. in 1980. He studied at University of Michigan. He teaches at University of Oregon.

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  • 1990 Guggenheim Fellowship
  • National Endowment for the Arts fellowship
  • Lamont Poetry Prize
  • Works

  • Yellow Light, University of California, Irvine, 1980; Wesleyan University Press, 1982, ISBN 9780819511041
  • The River of Heaven Knopf, 1988, ISBN 978-0-394-56843-0; Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2001, ISBN 978-0-88748-358-5
  • Anthologies

  • "from Cruising 99", The geography of home: California's poetry of place, Editors Christopher Buckley, Gary Young, Heyday Books, 1999, ISBN 978-1-890771-19-5
  • "Yellow Light", Bold words: a century of Asian American writing, Editors Rajini Srikanth, Esther Yae Iwanaga, Rutgers University Press, 2001, ISBN 978-0-8135-2966-0
  • "Kapu Tube", Hawaiʻi: true stories of the island spirit, Editors Rick Carroll, Marcie Carroll, Travelers' Tales, 1999, ISBN 978-1-885211-35-4
  • "Something Whispered in the Shakuhachi", What book!?: Buddha poems from beat to hiphop, Editor Gary Gach, Parallax Press, 1997, ISBN 978-0-938077-92-3
  • Unsettling America: an anthology of contemporary multicultural poetry, Editors Maria M. Gillan, Jennifer Gillan, Penguin Books, 1994, ISBN 978-0-14-023778-8
  • References

    Garrett K. Hongo Wikipedia

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