Dana Isokawa is a poet and editor. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in American Poetry Review, Copper Nickel, and Narrative. She has received fellowships and residencies from the Virginia Center for Creative Arts and the Hambidge Center.
Isokawa is a contributing editor of Poets & Writers Magazine and the editor in chief of The Margins, the literary magazine of the Asian American Writers' Workshop.
While at MacDowell, she drafted poems to include in her first poetry manuscript, Indirect Objects. Poems from the manuscript have been published or are forthcoming in American Poetry Review, Copper Nickel, and the Southern Review.