TANKA/ZANKA (The Elephants, E-chapbook, forthcoming)
Spiral Staircase: Collected Poems of Hirato Renkichi (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2017)
Hirato Renkichi Booklet (Diez Press, 2014)


“Toad Variations,” Fence (forthcoming, Winter 2017)
“Marianne Moore’s Nesting Doll,” Fence (forthcoming, Winter 2017)
“from TANKA/ZANKA,” Sonora Review (Fall 2017)
“from TANKA/ZANKA,” Brooklyn Rail (April 2017)
“Problems in Translation,” OmniVerse (April 2015)
“from HAIKAI/HAKAI,” Drunken Boat (Issue 20)
“Junction Rules,” VOLT (Issue 19)
“Bamboo Shoots,” Washington Square Review (Issue 30)


Akutagawa Ryunosuke
“Novels Without a 'Story-Like' Story,” forthcoming, Global Modernists on Modernism (ed. Stephen Ross and Alys Moody), Bloomsbury Modernist Archives
Hagiwara Kyojiro
“An Artistic Inquiry into the Barrack Towns,” forthcoming, Global Modernists on Modernism (ed. Stephen Ross and Alys Moody), Bloomsbury Modernist Archives
“While Stirring a Deck of Karuta Cards,” forthcoming, Sink Review (Issue 17)
“A Matchstick Will Suffice for Prayer,” forthcoming, Sink Review (Issue 17)
“Distributing Quarantines, Numbers, and Flyers in August,” Seedings (Issue 3)
“Edible Frogs,” Seedings (Issue 3)
“Manifesto on the Alphabet,” Seedings (Issue 3)
“Life,” Seedings (Issue 3)
“Advertisement Tower!” Lana Turner (Issue 9)
“It’s a Grave It’s a Grave,” The Margins (Sep 2016)
“The Retail Price for Salmon and Human is 50 Cents,” The Margins (Sep 2016)
Hirato Renkichi
“My Futurism in Action,” forthcoming, Global Modernists on Modernism (ed. Stephen Ross and Alys Moody), Bloomsbury Modernist Archives
“Brightly Set the Torch,” The Margins (Sep 2016)
“Bar,” The Margins (Sep 2016)
“The Footsteps of Joyous Life,” Hyperallergic (Aug 2016)
“Instrument,” A Perimeter (Issue 2)
“Figure,” A Perimeter (Issue 2)
“Improvisational Poem I,” A Perimeter (Issue 2)
“Improvisational Poem II,” A Perimeter (Issue 2)
“Nothing Day/Not Guilty,” A Perimeter (Issue 2)
“Hot-Blast,” Lana Turner (Issue 7)
“An Impression of Hospital K,” Lana Turner (Issue 7)
“Ginza, Color, Light, Reverberation, Stench, Curiosity, Éphémère,” Lana Turner (Issue 7)
“Toad,” Lana Turner (Issue 7)
“Speck, Fishhook, Crest, Antenna, Hoof,” Lana Turner (Issue 7)
“Ensemble,” Lana Turner (Issue 7)
“Kitchen,” Paperbag, (No. 7)
“A Caricature of Early Dawn,” Paperbag, (No. 7)
“Expanse and I,” Paperbag, (No. 7)
“To the End of the World,” Poems by Sunday
“As the Siren Goes Off…,” Poems by Sunday
“Unrestrained,” Poems by Sunday
“Vertical Cut,” Poems by Sunday
“Machine,” Chicago Review (Issue 58:02)
“A Conversation on the Hill,” Chicago Review (Issue 58:02)
“Poem of Directness,” 6x6 (Issue 30)
“Dahlia,” 6x6 (Issue 30)
“Flying Bird,” 6x6 (Issue 30)
“Tentacle,” 6x6 (Issue 30)
“Self-Effacement,” 6x6 (Issue 30)
“Friend of the Day,” 6x6 (Issue 30)
“Ballade van de Haven,” A Perimeter (Issue 1)
“Song for the Skylark,” A Perimeter (Issue 1)
“Gourd Garden,” A Perimeter (Issue 1)
“Ball,” A Perimeter (Issue 1)
“New Voice,” A Perimeter (Issue 1)
“Music Inside the Box,” A Perimeter (Issue 1)
“MINIMUM-MAXIMUM,” Asymptote (Oct 2014)
“Migration,” Asymptote (Oct 2014)
“Creation,” Asymptote (Oct 2014)
“Self-Portrait,” Asymptote (Oct 2014)
“Contact,” Asymptote (Oct 2014)
Kawaji Ryuko
“The Shore After a Storm,” Equalizer (Issue 2)
“A Moment of Sensation,” Equalizer (Issue 2)
“Cloudy Day,” Equalizer (Issue 2)



“A Review of Hirato Renkichi's Spiral Staircase” by Kathryn M. Tanaka, Tokyo Poetry Journal (Issue 4)
“Spiral Staircase: Collected Poems” by John Bradley, Rain Taxi (Summer 2017)
“Kernel of the Future: Hirato Renkichi’s Spiral Staircase” by Jordan A.Y. Smith, Reading in Translation (May 25, 2017)
“Make the Future Great Again: Hirato Renkichi’s Spiral Staircase” by Matt Turner, Seedings (May 16, 2017)
“Hirato Renkichi: The Black Shadow-Man Illuminated” by Douglas Messerli, Hyperallergic (April 15, 2017)
“Poetry Review: Spiral Staircase by Hirato Renkichi” by Greg Bem, Queen Mob’s Teahouse (Feb 28, 2017)
“Hirato Renkichi's Collected Poems Are a Dazzlement of 1920s Japanese Futurism” by Michael Barron, The Culture Trip (Feb 7, 2017)


“Interview with Sho Sugita” by Corina Copp, Harriet (Poetry Foundation), forthcoming
“Contributor Interview,” Sonora Review Blog, forthcoming (Jan 2018)
“Episode #371: Hirato Renkichi,” Cross Cultural Poetics, KAOS-FM (Feb 21, 2017)
“Interview with Sho Sugita,” Kundiman Blog (Sep 2013)

Newspaper Articles

“Ningen kikō: zenei-teki na shi — bei de rōdoku no tabi,” Shinano Mainichi Shimbun (Feb 22, 2017)
“Poetry as a Motor Driving Humanity,” Daily Iowan (Feb 9, 2017)
“A Passion for Poetry,” Mail Tribune / Ashland Daily Tidings (Jan 30, 2017)





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