Christine Kitano is the author of Birds of Paradise. The daughter of a Japanese American father and a Korean immigrant mother, she was born in Los Angeles. She teaches creative writing and Asian American literature at Ithaca College. Recent poems are published in Tar River Poetry, Crab Orchard Review, Newfound Journal, Atticus Review, and Miramar. For more information: http://www.chrisitnekitano.com.
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