Dwight Okita

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General Information

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Name: Dwight Okita

Pen Name: None

Born: August 26, 1958 in Chicago, Illinois

Website: www.dwightland.homestead.com

Email: dwightokita@gmail.com

Illinois Connection

Dwight was born in and still resides in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Dwight Okita is a contemporary poet. He was educated at the University of Illinois Chicago Circle. Okita has also written plays.

To see Sally Parson's review of Okita's book The Prospect of My Arrival in the Windy City Times, go to: http://bit.ly/qKqfhl

Published Works

  • Crossing with the Light, Tia Chucha Press, 1992
  • The Prospect of My Arrival, CreateSpace, 2011

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

The Prospect of My Arrival

ISBN: 1460959892
Release Date: 2011-09-16

Find on World Cat

Literary Awards

Illinois Arts Council Fellowship, 1988, for Achievement in Poetry

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability:

Yes, Contact author directly at: dwightokita@gmail.com

Upcoming Appearance

Book Signing and Reading:

7:30pm, Wedneday, Oct 26, 2011 at Women & Children First - 5233 N Clark, Chicago

External Links

Dwight Okita on WorldCat

Dwight Okita on Amazon


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