Edith Shiffert has lived in Kyoto, Japan since 1963. Her poems reflect the Japanese landscape and the sensibility in which she has immersed herself for over twenty-five years. She has published eight previous collections of poetry.
Edith Shiffert has lived in Kyoto, Japan since 1963. She is the author of eleven collections of poetry including: When On the Edge, New and Selected Poems, and In the Ninth Decade. In addition she has co-translated several volume of poetry from Japanese including An Anthology of Modern Japanese Poetry and Haiku Master Buson.