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Leslie Shimotakahara

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Leslie Shimotakahara’s memoir The Reading List was winner of the Canada-Japan Literary Prize in 2012. Her fiction has been a finalist for the K.M. Hunter Artist Award. She has a Ph.D. in English from Brown University. Her debut novel After the Bloom has recently been published by Dundurn Press. Leslie lives with her partner in Toronto. http://www.leslieshimotakahara.com

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Publications

The Reading List: Literature, Love and Back Again. Variety Crossing Press, 2012
After the Bloom. Dundurn Press, 2017

Awards

Canada-Japan Literary Award for Canada Council for the Arts, 2012
Shortlisted for KM Hunter Artist Award for Ontario Arts Council, 2012
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