Mako Yoshikawa is the author of the novels One Hundred and One Ways and Once Removed. Her work has been translated into six languages; awards for her writing include a Radcliffe Fellowship. As a literary critic, she has published articles that explore the relationship between incest and race in 20th century American fiction. After her father’s death in 2010, Yoshikawa began writing a memoir, chapters of which have been published in the Missouri Review, Southern Indiana Review, Harvard Review, LitHub and Best American Essays 2013.
She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and is a professor of creative writing at Emerson College.