Heather Nagami

Kundiman fellow, Heather Nagami, from Costa Mesa, CA and author of the poetry collection Hostile (Chax Press), reading her poems *Ritual* and *Ghost Algorithms*

Heather Nagami is a fourth generation Japanese American poet from Southern California. She is the author of the book of poetry Hostile (Chax Press). Her poem “Ghost Algorithms,” featured in this video, is being published by Four Chambers Press in the chapbook Poetry and Prose for the Phoenix Art Museum. She also has poems forthcoming in A Literary Field Guide of the Sonoran Desert and Zocalo Magazine. Heather has taught at Northeastern University, Pima Community College, and BASIS Oro Valley. http://www.spdbooks.org/Producte/0925904538/hostile.aspx