This exciting new collection, My Floating Mother, City, contains poems from Kazuko Shiraishi’s most recent books published in Japan, including The Running of the Full Moon (2004) and My Floating Mother, City (2003), which received the Bansui Poetry Award and a Cultural Award from the Emperor of Japan. Also included here are three amazing long sequences including “Sendai Metro, Greece Street,” translated into English for the first time.
|japanese title:||Fuyu suru haha, toshi|
|notes:||Translated from the Japanese by Yumiko Tsumura and Samuel Grolmes. With additional translations by Tomoyuki Endo, Forrest Gander, and Allen Ginsberg|
|publication place:||New York|
|japanese publication date:||2003|
|english publication date:||2009|
|description:||vi, 102 p. : illustrated ; 18 x 21 cm.|
|related:||New Directions paperbook, 1131|