Lila Matsumoto is a writer who works with music and art. Her poetry publications include the collection Urn & Drum (Shearsman, 2018) and the pamphlets Soft Troika (If a Leaf Falls Press, 2016) and Allegories from my Kitchen (Sad Press, 2015). A second collection of poetry, Two Twin Pipes Sprout Water, is forthcoming from Prototype in November 2021. She is in the bands Food People, Cloth, and Geranium Slips and teaches creative writing and poetics at the University of Nottingham. Lila recently co-curated Pommel, an online programme of videos created by artists innovating at the intersection of textual, visual, and sonic performance.
Interview at Conch
Interview in Contemporary Women's Writing
Review of Soft Troika in HixEros
Performance as Cloth, Supernormal Festival 2019
Photo by Karen & Richard Edkins