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Dwight Holden Okita
(1958 - living) U.S.A.

Dwight Okita

Poet, playwright

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Dwight was born in Chicago. He got a creative writing degree at University of Illinois, Chicago. He is third generation Japanese American, gay and buddhist (Soka Gakkai International).

Dwight is currently finishing Serotonin City, a memoir of three years of mood swings. His screenplay My Last Week On Earth was a finalist in the Sundance Screenwriters Lab Competition.

His work can be found in three published books: his poetry collection Crossing With The Light (Tia Chucha Press), Asian American Drama (Applause Theater Books), and the collaborative play The Hiroshima Project (Collaborative Publishing).

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