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Ryo Yamaguchi

Ryo Yamaguchi is the author of The Refusal of Suitors, published by Noemi Press. His poetry has appeared in journals such as Denver QuarterlyGulf Coast, and Bennington Review, and his book reviews and other critical writings can be found in outlets such as Boston ReviewMichigan Quarterly Review, and Newpages. He lives in Seattle where he works at Wave Books. Please visit him at


Shane McCrae's new book, a finalist for the National Book Award, is an astonishingly precise account of a complex emotional past.

Ryo Yamaguchi
The Milky Way galaxy

Hoa Nguyen's new poetry spans the cosmological and the political–and makes life seem profoundly necessary.

Ryo Yamaguchi