Haiku by Eiko Yachimoto
Born in Yokosuka, Japan, on February 14, 1947, Eiko Yachimoto graduated from Sophia University in Tokyo (with a Russian language major and a minor in political science). She also graduated from the University of Minnesota, earning a 2nd BA in English language and literature in 1982.
She works as a writer, translator and/or a language teacher--sometimes employed, sometimes as a free-lancer.
She has been Vice President of the Association for International Renku since 2000.
She is married, and is the mother of a 17 year old girl.
She has lived in Yokohama, Sasebo, and Minneapolis, and now lives in Yokosuka.
2003/2004 Simply Haiku