Ryka Aoki

Writer, Poet, Composer, and Lover of Donuts.

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Ryka Aoki is the author of Seasonal Velocities, He Mele a Hilo (A Hilo Song) and Why Dust Shall Never Settle Upon This Soul. She is a two-time Lambda Award finalist and the winner of a University Award from the Academy of American Poets. She has appeared in Publisher’s Weekly, the Huffington Post, and was honored by the California State Senate for “extraordinary commitment to the visibility and well-being of Transgender people.” She is a professor of English at Santa Monica College.