Yumi Dineen Shiroma has poems selected by Hyperallergic

Yumi Dineen Shiroma, Swarthmore class of 2016,  is a PhD student in English at Rutgers University, where she studies the theory and history of the novel. Hyperallergic's poetry editor, Wendy Xu, has selected two poems by Yumi for a monthly series that brings original poetry to the screens of Hyperallergic readers.

Yumi Dineen Shiroma's work has appeared in BOMB and Peach Magazine and is forthcoming in NatBrut. Her chaplet, A Novel Depicting “the” “Asian” “American” “Experience,” will be published by Belladonna* this fall. You can find her on Twitter at @ydshiroma.