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- Born: Nara Period
- Died: ??
- Title: Ason
- Japanese: 布勢朝臣清直 (Fuse no Ason Kiyonao)
Kiyokawa was appointed ambassador to China in 778, and won praise from both Tang and Song officials as a talented calligrapher, compared with the pen of Wang Xizhi (321-379).
- Wang, Zhenping. Ambassadors from the Islands of Immortals: China-Japan Relations in the Han-Tang Period, Association for Asian Studies and University of Hawai'i Press, HI, 2005.