Hiromi Yoshida is a freelance writer and editor, who serves as a diversity consultant for the Writers Guild at Bloomington and for Cardinal Stage. She also serves on the editorial board for Flying Island, Plath Profiles, and Gidra, and teaches poetry for the Indiana Writers Center. Her poems have been added to the INverse Poetry Archive, and nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net. She is the author of Joyce & Jung and the poetry chapbooks Icarus Burning, Epicanthus, and Icarus Redux.
The pandemic has affected writers and literary arts organizations in unique ways in the past 19 months, says writer Hiromi Yoshida. Several writers and organization leaders told Yoshida how they continue to work through the changes — and take their writing and organizations in new directions. The results, she writes, are inspirational and uplifting. Click here to read their stories.
For Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May, the Writers Guild at Bloomington is featuring four Asian American performers for the virtual edition of its First Wednesdays Spoken Word Series on May 5. Writer Hiromi Yoshida wrote a preview of the event for LP. “To be Asian, however American, is dangerous in this volatile post-Trump era,” Hiromi writes. Click here for Hiromi’s article.