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Jeff Tagami, Poet Champion of Asian-American Immigrants, Dies June 29, 2012: Jeff Tagami, a Filipino American poet, died last Saturday at the age of 57. A passionate student of Asian-American history, Tagami was particularly concerned with the plight of Asian immigrants who came to California in search of the American dream, only to be met with discrimination and anger. His poem, “Song of Pajaro,” was featured in a [...] by

Jeff Tagami, ‘October Light’ (Kearny Street Workshop Press, 1987) August 22, 2009: I've previously reviewed Central Valley poet Jeff Tagami's October Light, for the International Examiner's Pacific Reader at the time of the book's third printing. October Light, Tagami's first and thus far only collection of poetry, was originally published in 1987 by San Francisco-based, Manilatown-founded Kearny Street Workshop. Tagami [...] by