Shin Yu Pai

Shin Yu Pai is Seattle’s Civic Poet. She is the author of thirteen books, including Less Desolate (Blue Cactus) and No Neutral (Empty Bowl). She has received awards from the Academy of American Poets, Artist Trust, and 4Culture. Shin Yu Pai studied at Naropa University and earned her MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Recent Articles

Poetry as Spiritual Practice

The boundary between spirituality and creativity is permeable. Three Asian American Buddhist poets share their inspiration.