Fiction & Poetry

Creative writing is a very important part of KJ. We try to present out-of-the-ordinary short stories and poetry in every issue, and have also featured a number of extracts from novels, usually in advance of their publication.
Contact:

Fiction Editor:
Suzanne Kamata
fiction@kyotojournal.org

Poetry Editor:
Lois P. Jones
poetry@kyotojournal.org

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Fiction & Poetry

On March 3, 2011 By

Fiction & Poetry

Creative writing is a very important part of KJ. We try to present out-of-the-ordinary short stories and poetry in every issue, and have also featured a number of extracts from novels, usually in advance of their publication.
Contact:

Fiction Editor:
Suzanne Kamata
fiction@kyotojournal.org

Poetry Editor:
Lois P. […]

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POETRY READING (VIDEO)

In April 2011 KJ hosted a delightful evening of poetry with John Brandi and Renée Gregorio in the intimate setting of Kyoto Nama Chocolat teahouse. Watch it here.

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A Vital Occupation

On June 29, 2011 By

SHORT STORY
BY CB LIDDELL

…At 1:30 I stop a random stranger on the street, and ask how to get to Akihabara. It may surprise you, but this is one of my special duties. I’m supposed to do one of these every three hours….

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A Swarm of Japanese Flies

On April 17, 2011 By

HAIKU
BY AURELIO ASIAIN

…Flies, like crows, are generally not very well-liked. They are diurnal, but associated with the night and darkness; they are spawned in the heady days of summer but are attracted to the stench of decay…

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Clarity Compassion Peace

On April 16, 2011 By

HAIKU
BY PATRICIA DONEGAN

“Haiku mind” is a simple yet profound way of seeing our everyday world and living our lives with the awareness of the moment expressed in haiku — and to therefore hopefully inspire others to live with more clarity, compassion and peace.

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What the Trees Say

On April 16, 2011 By

POETRY PODCAST
BY TAOLI-AMBIKA TALWAR

Listen to this poetic ode to trees…

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The Song of Tea

On April 16, 2011 By

POEM
BY STEVEN D. OWYOUNG

The “Song of Tea” is one of the most beloved -poems known by tea-drinkers the worldover.

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Guardians of Poets’ Mount

On April 15, 2011 By

POETRY
BY LUCINDA COWING

“I thought it was outrageous,” he explains, “to have a mountain in such a culturally-significant position — next to the famed Mount Arashiyama, with the Hozu River flowing down one side and the historical village of Saga on the other — so defiled.”

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