The Immigrant in America

Poetry Reading
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Five poets read poems about the immigrant experience in America: Jodi Hottel will read from her book "Heart Mountain" about the internment camps for Japanese during WWII; Toshi Washizu will talk about his film "Isseis: the First Generation", which consists of interviews he conducted with first generation Japanese immigrants; Diane Frank will read poems about immigrants from the viewpoint of a non-Asian; Genny Lim from a Chinese American's experience and Joyce Futa from the viewpoint of third generation Japanese-American.


This is a Reading, Writing & Poetry program from SFPL. We love reading/sharing/creating words.

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