Ai, 1947-2010Alternative names
Pen name: Ai (1947-); legal name: Pelorhankhe Ai Ogawa, born Florence Anthony, studied in the United States and received a B.A. in Oriental Studies, University of Arizona in 1969 and a M.F.A. in creative writing, University of California at Irvine, 1971. Ai lives in Cambridge, Mass.
From the guide to the Two Handwritten Copies of the Poem "Rapture" by Ai, 1999, (University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries. Special Collections Dept.)