Kei Okamoto

Kei Okamoto

Kei Okamoto

Born in 1983, first encountered poetry during his late 20’s, he began to write his own works. His first book of poems Graffiti compiled while he was staying in the US received Nakahara Chuya Prize and Mr. H Prize in 2015. His second book Zekkei Note (Mega-View Note) with its theme on his travels won Hagiwara Sakutaro Prize in 2017. His most recent book is named Zawameki-no-Naka-de-Waraikorogeyo (Keep Laughing Rolling on the Floor in the midst of Noise).


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