Daryl Muranaka


Eastern Washington University, MFA, 1996
University of Hawai`i at Manoa, BA, 1992


Hanami, Aldrich Press, 2015
The Minstrel of Belmont, Finishing Line Press (chapbook), 2015


bottle rockets, Issue 34, “green grass,” 2016 (forthcoming)
Gyroscope Review, The Family Tradition, 2016 (forthcoming)
Beechwood Review, Issue 2, Habitualized, 2015 (forthcoming)
Eunoia Review, Night Training, 2015 (forthcoming)
Akitsu Quarterly, Winter 2016, haiku “Behind the cattails”, 2015
Ink, Sweat, and Tears, First Things First—The Telegrams, 2015
Asahi Haikuist Network, haiku “Early sunset,” 2015
Asahi Haikuist Network, haiku “Old men by the window,” 2015
Gyroscope Review 15-2, Night Row, 2015
Spry Literary Review, Auntie’s Laugh, 2015
Asahi Haikuist Network, haiku “Beneath a tree,” 2015
Asahi Haikuist Network, haiku “New suits,” 2015
Bloodstone Review, The Salazar House, 2015
Red Flag Poetry Service, Camping at Chuzenji-ko, 2015
Belmont Citizen-Herald, At the Lexington Carnival, 2015
Gyroscope Review 15-1, Cinder-Esther and Grass Cutter, 2015
Tulane Review, Elvis: For the Next Generation​, 2015

2014    The Gambler, “Random Associations”

The Midwesterner, “Aiki-bum Domestic”

Asahi Haikuist Network, haiku “Tiny spider hangs”

Asahi Haikuist Network, haiku “At the Old State House”

Isthmus, “Night Shift”

Asahi Haikuist Network, haiku “Onesies hang on the shower rod”

Asahi Haikuist Network, haiku “Ono-jo”

Snail Mail Review, “The Man Who Drew Cats”

New Plains Review, “Canyons”

Poetry Nook Magazine, no 5, “Toulouse in Winter”

Poetry Nook Magazine, no 4, “Peach Boy”

2013    Ink, Sweat, and Tears, “Looking for Ghost Towns”

Poetry Nook Magazine, no 1, “Houses”

Poetry Salzburg Review, “Becky Reads Manger”

2012    Ballard Street Poetry Journal, “Canoeing”

2011    Ballard Street Poetry Journal, “Climbing Fuji”

2010    Ballard Street Poetry Journal, “The Practicality of Art”

2009    Get Something Read, “February Trees” and “This Room”

SNReview, “leave me to my bitterness,” “Expectations,” and “On Viewing a Sculpture by Rodin”

2008    The Connecticut River Review, “The Bruised Sky”

Best Poem, “Rebirth”

Get Something Read, “Monkey Planet”

2006    Gin Bender Poetry Review, “Landscapes”

2004    The Pedestal Magazine, “Saying Goodbye”

            Poetry East, “What I Asked For”

Trestle Creek Review, “Dying Slowly in America”

2003    Asphodel, “Irreverence”

2002    Bovine Free Wyoming, “Indiana”

Frogpond, “Crossing the Charles”

2001    Clackamas Literary Review, “The Rabbit in the Moon,” “Strawberry Patches,”

Asahi Evening News Asahi English Haikuist Column, haiku

1999    Heliotrope: A Poet's Solstice Journal (Spokane, WA), “Hanami,” “Elegy”

Crab Creek Review, “Hokkaido”

1998    Heliotrope: A Poet's Solstice Journal (Spokane, WA), “Debra,” “That Distant Child”

1996    The Chaminade Literary Review, “Morning in Kaimuki”

1994    Bamboo Ridge, the Hawaii Writers’ Quarterly, “Yukimi”

1993    Hawaii Review, “The Japanese:  A Prose Poem”

1992    Cat’s Ear, “Searching the Tradition”




2015    Potluck Magazine, “The Happiest Bearded Man in Fukui”

2005    Under the Sun, “Rehabilitating Sylvie”




2015    The Gambler, “Daredevils are Never Broken”

Potluck Magazine, “Happy Endings”

2014    Potluck Magazine, “A Fool is Paid in Full”

The Rejected Writer, “The End of Something”

2009    Ink Monkey Mag, “The Sekitori”