non-fiction and fiction
Kyoko Mori's most recent book is a memoir, Yarn: Remembering the Way Home (GemmaMedia, 2009). She has also published a book of essays (Polite Lies, Henry Holt), a memoir (The Dream of Water, Henry Holt), and three novels (Stone Field, True Arrow; One Bird; Shizuko's Daughter--all Henry Holt). Her essays and short stories have appeared in journals such as The American Scholar, The Missouri Review, Harvard Review, and The Kenyon Review. Mori holds a Ph.D. in English/Creative Writing from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She was born in Kobe, Japan, and moved to the United States in 1977. Prior to joining the faculty at Mason, she was a Briggs-Copeland lecturer in creative writing at Harvard University.