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Sequoia Nagamatsu

Author's Bio

Sequoia Nagamatsu is the author of the Japanese folklore inspired collection of short stories, Where We Go When All We Were Is Gone (Black Lawrence Press). His stories have appeared or are forthcoming in journals such as Conjunctions, ZYZZYVA, West Branch, Redivider, The Bellevue Literary Review, Lightspeed Magazine, The Fairy Tale Review, Puerto Del Sol, Gargoyle, and One World: A Global Anthology of Short Stories (New Internationalist). He co-edits Psychopomp Magazine (http://psychopompmag.com) and is an assistant professor at St. Olaf College.

Publications and Prizes

Where We Go When All We Were Is Gone (Black Lawrence Press, 2016)
One World: A Global Anthology of Short Stories (New Internationalist, 2009)
Bat City Review, Bellevue Literary Review, Black Warrior Review, Conjunctions, Copper Nickel, Elimae, Fairy Tale Review, Gargoyle, Green Mountains Review, Hobart, Monkeybicycle, New Delta Review, Puerto del Sol, Redivider, West Branch, Zyzzyva
Copper Nickel Editors' Prize for Prose, Finalist, 2012 Cutbank Chapbook Contest Finalist 2012 Jaimy Gordon Fiction Prize (Third Coast) Semi-Finalist, 2012 Black River Chapbook Contest, Black Lawrence Press

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Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
The Blondes by Emily Schultz, Flame Alphabet by Ben Marcus
Favorite Books:
Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami, The Passage by Justin Cronin, 100 Years of Solitude by Marquez, Motherless Brooklyn by Lethem, The Famished Road by Ben Okri, Cosmicomics by Italo Calvino, Everything Matters by Ron Currie, Woman in the Dunes by Kobo Abe, Solaris by Stanislaw Lem
Favorite Authors:
Kevin Brockmeier, Jonathan Lethem, Italo Calvino, Stacey Richter, Gabriel G. Marquez, Margaret Atwood, Anthony Doerr, William Trevor, Charles D'Ambrosio, Ursula K. Le Guin, Haruki Murakami, Jose Saramago. Peter S. Beagle, J.G. Ballard

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Listing last updated: May 27, 2016

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