Yuki Tanaka

Yuki Tanaka

Yuki Tanaka is an MFA student at the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas-Austin. His poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Best New Poets, Poetry, and elsewhere. His forthcoming chapbook Séance in Daylight is the winner of the 2018 Frost Place Chapbook Competition and will be published by Bull City Press in October.

Sep/Oct 2018

Evidence of Nocturne

By Yuki Tanaka

Whatever is singing above, come down. Drink a lake from my eyes, fever and azaleas both thriving on the shore. Don’t eat when your mouth is dry— even a scrap […]

Sep/Oct 2018

Ghost in Waiting

By Yuki Tanaka

He watches me through the oleander bush. The rain has softened his cigarette— is he burning still. A jar of plums cools underground, maturing the flesh. He lingers inside the […]