Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Poetic Obituaries: [Jeff] Tagami penned a collection of poetry

titled "October Light," as well as four anthologies. His work has appeared in numerous literary magazines, and he has read for the Poetry Society of America, and the Academy of American Poets.

Tagami wrote the inaugural poem for Cabrillo's Watsonville expansion in 2001, said Rachel Mayo, Cabrillo College's dean of education centers in Watsonville and Scotts Valley. The poem celebrated the working class community, a theme that was common in his writing.

from Pajaronian Register: Nationally renowned poet Jeff Tagami dies


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