Item description for Love Works (San Francisco Poet Laureate Series) by Janice Mirikitani...
This impressive collection brings together Mirikitani's strongest poems on a diversity of subjects: the incarceration of Japanese-Americans during World War II, the fragility and challenges of family relationships, and the quest by people at the margins of society to claim justice, bread and dignity. Also included is her long inaugural essay in which she discusses how poetry can connect people and transform lives.
Janice Mirikitani is the author of three books of poetry. She has, over the past 35 years, created and directed programs for young people and people in need at Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco's Tenderloin district.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 5" Height: 7" Weight: 0.25 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2003
Publisher City Lights Foundation Books
ISBN 193140402X ISBN13 9781931404020
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More About Janice Mirikitani
For more than fifty years, the Reverend Cecil Williams has been recognized as a national leader on the forefront of change in the struggle for civil and human rights. Janice Mirikitani is the founding president of the Glide Foundation and was San Francisco's second poet laureate. Cecil and Janice have been married for thirty-one years.