Born in Japan, Mieko Kawakami made her literary debut as a poet in 2006. Her first novella, My Ego, My Teeth, and the World (2007) was awarded the Tsubouchi Shoyo Prize for Young Emerging Writers. In 2008, Kawakami published Breasts and Eggs as a novella and won Japan’s most prestigious literary award, the Akutagawa Prize. In 2016, she was selected as Granta Best of Young Japanese Novelist. Kawakami has also written novels Heaven and the newly expanded Breasts and Eggs, her first novel to be published in English. She lives in Tokyo.
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October 27, 2021
Heaven: Mieko Kawakami
Mieko Kawakami and Merve Emre
October 27, 2021 at 7pm
October 29, 2020
Skin Hunger: Mieko Kawakami
October 29, 2020 at 12pm
October 24, 2020
Overcoming Expectations: Mieko Kawakami on Breasts and Eggs
Mieko Kawakami and Madeleine Thien
October 24, 2020 at 7pm