Books

Cover illustration for The Beyond Within

Skach-Mills, Daniel. The Beyond Within: the Downtown Dao of Lan Su Chinese Garden. Portland, OR: 2017. ISBN 978-0-692-83818-1
Text and poems by Daniel Skach-Mills, illustrations and layout by Lu Kesi. Available from Amazon.

Skach-Mills, Daniel. Manzou. Portland, OR: 2014. ISBN-10: 0615907261, ISBN-13: 978-0615907260
Poems by Daniel Skach-Mills, calligraphy and illustrations by Yang Jiyu, layout by Lu Kesi. Available from Amazon.

In This Forest of Monks (book cover)

Skach-Mills, Daniel. In This Forest of Monks. Portland, OR: 2012. ISBN-10: 0615638368, ISBN-13: 978-0615638362
Poems by Daniel Skach-Mills, cover illustration and layout by Lu Kesi. Available from Amazon.

The Hut Beneath the Pine (book cover)

Skach-Mills, Daniel. The Hut Beneath the Pine: Tea Poems. Portland, OR: 2011. ISBN 978-0-615-41398-3
Poems by Daniel Skach-Mills, illustrations and layout by Lu Kesi, cover calligraphy by Yang Jiyu. Available from Amazon.

The Tao of Now (book cover)

Skach-Mills, Daniel. The Tao of Now. Portland, OR: KenArnoldBooks, 2011. ISBN 978-0-615-32124-0
Originally published in 2008. Poems by Daniel Skach-Mills, some text and cover photo editing for the revised 2011 edition by Lu Kesi (uncredited). Available from Amazon.

The Stones and the Poet (book cover)

Connor, Lynn. The Stones and the Poet: a Story Based on Two Stones, a Poem Written in 826 by Bai Juyi. Portland, OR: Lan Su Chinese Garden, 2010. ISBN 978-0-615-34970-1
Story by Lynn Connor, illustrations and layout by Lu Kesi.

View some of the illustrations from the book here.

Listen to the Fragrance (book cover)

Wu, Charles. Listen to the Fragrance: Literary Inscriptions in Lan Su Yuan the Portland Classical Chinese Garden. Portland, OR: Portland Classical Chinese Garden, 2006. ISBN 978-1-4243-0584-1
Text by Charles Wu; some editing, a few of the illustrations, and initial layout by Lu Kesi. Available from Amazon. [This book has since been revised, with a new cover and layout.]