Amy Uyematsu Interview II Segment 11

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Inspirations for fourth book

0:09:22 — Segment 11 of 19

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Amy Uyematsu

Amy Uyematsu Interview II

1:55:21 — 19 segments


Culver City, California

Sansei female. Born in 1947 in Pasadena, California. Parents were incarcerated at the Manzanar concentration camp, California, and Gila River concentration camp, Arizona, during World War II. Graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles with a mathematics degree. Taught math for more than thirty years in the Los Angeles Unified Schools. Began publishing poetry in the 1990s and is the author of six poetry anthologies.

Brian Niiya, interviewer; Valerie Matsumoto, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer


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