Inada has published several books of poetry, Before the War: Poems as they Happened (1971), Legends from Camp (1992), and Drawing the Line (1997). Before the War has been described as the first collection of poetry by an Asian American to be published by a major press (Soto 146). Most salient to this project, Inada co-edited Aiiieeeee! An Anthology of Asian American Literature, with Frank Chin, Jeffrey Chan, and Shawn Wong.
Inada won the American Book Award in 1994.
Poems by Lawson Inada Referenced on this Site:
Aiiieeeee! An Anthology of Asian-American Writers (1974)
Aion 1.1 (1970)
Aion 1.2 (1971)
Roots: An Asian American Reader (1971)
Links on Lawson Inada:
Entry on Lawson Fusao Inada (Wikipedia)
Entry on Lawson Fusao Inada (Densho Encyclopedia)
Entry on Lawson Inada (Poetry Foundation)