RAHNA REIKO RIZZUTO
Rahna Reiko Rizzuto is the author of the memoir, Hiroshima in the Morning, which is a National Book Critics Circle Finalist and the winner of the Grub Street National Book Award. Her first novel, Why She Left Us, won an American Book Award in 2000 and was named one of the best books of the year by the Honolulu Advertiser. She is also a recipient of the U.S./Japan Creative Artist Fellowship, funded by the National Endowment for the Arts. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including the L.A. Times, Salon.com, the Huffington Post and the Progressive Media Project. She was Associate Editor of The NuyorAsian Anthology: Asian American Writings About New York City, and teaches in the MFA program for creative writing at Goddard College. Her website is: www.r3reiko.com.
Excerpts from Hiroshima in the Morning appeared in the May 2011 issue of The Drum.