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Mizuho Ishida


Mizuho Ishida

Poet. Awarded the Gendaishi Techo Prize (1999). Founder of (f)orpoets, a poetry magazine aiming at multi-genre collaboration under the keyword poiesis (poetic creation). Worked as event director for “Edge in Cafe” after appearing in the poetry/art program Edge-- In Search of the Future. (Sky PerfecTV). Published first collection of poems On Fragments in 2006 from Shichosha as part of the new poets series. In 2013 he received the Mr. H Award, which is one of the oldest poetry prizes in Japan, for his second collection of poems Sleepy Islands (Shichosha) published in 2012. He joins the poetry-reading project for Fukushima, which is named “The Invisible Waves ” in 2014. And he has just performed in five cities of France and England with a Japanese novelist Hideo Furukawa and a Japanese poet Keijirou Suga this March. His poems have been translated in Korean and Chinese poetry magazines, anthologies. Also his Sleepy Islands will be translated in Finnish. He is a Buddhist monk in the Chizan group of the Shingon sect.

Joh Tachibana


Joh Tachibana

Joh Tachibana was born in 1984. In 2007, "複雑骨折 Fukuzatsukossetsu (compound fracture)"was publiehsed. In 2011, "YES (or YES)" focused on Japanese hiragana was published. He is a member of "TiP!(This is a Pen!)"(a unit of collaborating on poetry). and also a member of a band "うるせぇよ。(urusêyo)" as a vocalist who cannot play any instruments.

Joh Tachibana


Joh Tachibana

Joh Tachibana was born in 1984. In 2007, "Fukuzatsukossetsu (compound fracture)"was publiehsed. In 2011, "YES (or YES)" focused on Japanese hiragana was published. He is a member of "TiP!(This is a Pen!)"(a unit of collaborating on poetry). and also a member of a band "うるせぇよ。(urusêyo)" as a vocalist who cannot play any instruments.

Festival Days of poetry and wine

2017