News and Events

Welcome to my new website!


I'm very excited to launch this new website this year because I have two collection coming out:  Hanami to be released in the first half of 2015 and The Minstrel of Belmont to be released in the second half of the year.  Together, they represent my poetry from the early 1990's through 2014, and form a running memoir of my travels and adventures.


Please visit this website to learn more about new releases and information about me and my writing and follow my blog,Maya and Sam's Dad.

Welcome!

Aiki-Bum Domestic
on The Midwesterner

New Book Interview for HanamiMass Poetry (September 2015)


​​Poet InterviewGyroscope Magazine (August 2015)


Interview for Camping At Chuzenji-ko - Red Flag Poetry Service (May 2015)

Interview about the 2015 Found Poetry Review's Poetry Month ScoutsBelmont Citizen-Herald (April 2015)


Links to more of Daryl's writing
can be found on Maya & Sam's Dad (blog)

Writing Online

Daryl Muranaka

Looking for Ghost Towns
on ink sweat and tears

Hanami (Aldrich Press, 2015) is Daryl Muranaka's first full-length collection and is available at Amazon.com.  Containing poems from the earliest part of my career through my time in Japan on the JET Program and my settling in Massachusetts and meeting my wife and pretty much everything in between, these poems wander from place to place, and are the explorations of the unsettled man.

Random Associations
on The Gambler Magazine

 Hanami

   On sale now...