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Catori Sarmiento

CartoriAfter growing up in the Pacific Northwest, Catori Sarmiento’s world travels have often inspired her unique writing style. When not exploring the many cracks and crags in Japan, Catori Sarmiento spends her time writing poetry and prose. As an author, her works have appeared in numerous literary publications. Professionally, she is an English and Writing Professor in Tokyo, Japan.
Her author website is found at http://catorisarmiento.com
To sleep as a river is a collection that encapsulates memories and a sense of place in Japan and are written in both English and Japanese.

Catori's microchap & selected poem are available below. 

Origami Microchap

Selected Poem(s)

To Sleep as a River  


Catori Sarmiento CVT To Sleep as a River 2017

Cover art by Lauri Burke







summer hay.

The midday sun rests.



Catori Sarmiento © 2017