Chinese-American poet and activist known for Dreams in Harrison Railroad Recreation area and additional collections. A prominent feminist and socialist, she became a member of both the Independence Socialist Party as well as the Radical Ladies through the 1960s. She went to San Francisco Condition University and later on established Unbound Ft, a efficiency troupe focused on Asian American and feminist function. She was presented inside a 1981 documentary film entitled Mitsuye & Nellie, Asian American Poets. She was the girl of Chinese language immigrants and got three siblings, most of whom was raised to be authors or performers. She and literary modern Alice Walker had been both involved with feminist activism.