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Hiromi Goto is a Japanese-Canadian author whose honours include The Sunburst Award and the Carl Brandon Parallax Award. Her first novel, Chorus of Mushrooms, won a Commonwealth Writers’ Prize Best First Book in 1995 and co-won the Canada-Japan Book Award. Her second novel, The Kappa Child, was awarded the 2001 James Tiptree Jr. Memorial Award. Goto is also the author of three novels for children and youth, a book of poetry, and a collection of short stories. Her most recent book, Shadow Life, is a graphic novel with artist Ann Xu. Goto resides in W̱SÁNEĆ Territory(Victoria, BC). 

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