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The Full List


Is It Poetry? by Toshiko Hirata, Deep Vellum, Jan. 2024 (with Eric E. Hyett)

Sonic Peace  by Kiriu Minashita, Phoneme Media, Dec. 2017 (with Eric E. Hyett)


Poem: "November Love" Barrow Street, Winter 2023

Poem: "Lunch" in PathwaysARTS New Works 2020-2021, Spring 2022 

Review: The Built-in Approachability of Culture in Well-Versed: Exploring Modern Japanese Haiku by Ozawa Minoru, Tr. Janine Beichman, Reading In Translation, December 2021

Poem: “Cedar Tree Neck” West Tisbury Annual Report, Spring 2021

Translation (With Eric E. Hyett): “Is It November?” “Is It February Again?” (Toshiko Hirata) Pendemics, Spring 2021

Translation (With Eric. E. Hyett): “Is It July?” “Is It August?” (Toshiko Hirata) The Georgia Review, Spring 2021

Translation and Translator's Note (with Eric E. Hyett) "Is It February?" "Is It March?" "Is It November Again?" "Is It December Again?" (Toshiko HIrata) Transference, Dec. 2020

Translation (with Eric. E. Hyett) "Is It March Again?" "Is It May Again"(Toshiko Hirata) Granta, Oct. 2020 

Essay: “Thoughts From A New J-E Translator” Translator Perspectives 2020 

Translation & Translators Note (with Eric. E. Hyett): “Is It October?” (Toshiko Hirata) World Literature Today Oct., 2020

Poem; “Haiku” Martha’s Vineyard Times Poet’s Corner  July 2020

Translation (with Eric. E. Hyett): “Is It January?” “Is it January Again?” (Toshiko Hirata) Modern Poetry In  Translation, Spring 2020

Poem: “A Few Hours Past Sunset” West Tisbury Annual Report, Spring 2020

Poem: “Old Mail Road” West Tisbury Annual Report, Spring 2019

Poem: “Cutting Trees” The Aurorean, Winter 2018

Poem: “Clearing a View for Ms. Jort” The Aurorean, Winter 2018

Translation (with Eric. E. Hyett): “Rhythm,” Humid in Tokyo,” Festival of Water,” (by Kiriu Minashita), World Literature Today, Mar., 2017

Poem: “To A Man I Hardly Know” Worcester Review, Dec. 2015

Poem: “The Bight” Worcester Review, Dec. 2015

Translation & Translator's Note (with Eric. E. Hyett): “Life History,” “Lightbulb Bodies,” “Intermezzo,” “Coelacanth Weather,” “The Name” (by Kiriu Minashita), Cincinnati Review, Jul., 2015

Poem: “At The Crossing” The Comstock Review, June 2014

Poem: “Ben Hall’s Pit” Pudding Magazine, Jan. 2014

Poem: “Ft. Worth Pedicure” Lyrical Somerville, Oct. 2013

Essay (with Angel Russell): “The Sergeant Sparrow Story” Children of Mercy: Tales and Teachings From the Independent Music World, Apr. 2011


Winner, William F. Sibley Memorial Subvention Prize for Japanese Translation (Is It Poetry?) 2022

Shortlist, ALTA Lucien Stryk Prize for Asian Translation (Sonic Peace) 2018

Shortlist, National Translation Award (Sonic Peace) 2018

Poet Laureate, Town of West Tisbury, Mass. 2018-2021

Judge, Japan Airlines 15th Annual Children’s Haiku Contest, Boston, 2018

Reader, Massachusetts Poetry Festival, 2013

Fellowship recipient, Katz Center for Creative Writing 2010


Academic Associations

JAT (Japan Association of Translators)

SWET (Society for Writers, Editors & Translators)

PoemWorks, The Workshop for Publishing Poets


Literary Activities

Workshop Leader, Martha’s Vineyard Public Library Free Write & Poetry Workshops (Vineyard Haven, West Tisbury & Chilmark Public Libraries) (2020)

Guest Lecturer, Boston University (2019)

House Manager, “Poetry of Place,” 26 Split Rock Cove Artists Retreat, South Thomaston, ME (2015)

Coordinator, PoemWorks West (poetry retreat), Taos, NM (2013)

Editor, Sergeant Sparrow Magazine 2010-2012

Featured reader at Newtonville Books, Brookline Booksmith, Featherstone Center For The Arts and others


Goucher College, Baltimore, MD, May, 2010; English, Creative Writing concentration.

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