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Iris Yamashita


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Iris Yamashita is an Academy Award–nominated screenwriter for the movie Letters from Iwo Jima. She has been working in Hollywood for fifteen years developing material for both film and streaming, has taught screenwriting at UCLA, and is an advocate of women and diversity in the entertainment industry. She has also been a judge and mentor for various film and writing programs, and lives in California.
 

Genres: Mystery
 
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Sisters of the Lost Nation (2023)
Nick Medina
"Nick Medina's Sisters of the Lost Nation is a powerful debut novel that drops you in a unique world filled with horrors, both real and mythological. It grips you from the start, engages you to the finish and stays with you after."

Award nominations
2024 Barry Award for Best First Novel (nominee) : City Under One Roof


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