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Mary Yukari Waters

Japan (b.1965)

fiction has been anthologized in Best American Short Stories 2002, 2003, and 2004; The O. Henry Prize Stories; The Pushcart Prize Anthology; The Pushcart Book of Short Stories: The Best Short Stories from a Quarter-Century of the Pushcart Prize; and Francis Ford Coppola's Zoetrope Anthology 2. She is the recipient of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, and her work has been aired on NPR's Selected Shorts. Her debut collection, The Laws of Evening (Scribner, 2003), was a BookSense 76 selection, a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection, and a Kiriyama Prize Notable Book. It was also selected by iNewsday and The San Francisco Chronicle as one of the Best Books of 2003.
Mary Yukari Waters recommends
The Age of Dreaming (2008)
Nina Revoyr
"This is a riveting, wise, and gorgeous novel."