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Holly Thompson

Holly Thompson is a long-time resident of Japan and author of the verse novels Falling into the Dragon’s Mouth, The Language Inside and Orchards. Her picture books include the lyrical Twilight Chant, One Wave at a Time and The Wakame Gatherers. She edited Tomo: Friendship Through Fiction—An Anthology of Japan Teen Stories, a collection of 36 Japan-focused stories, including ten in translation. She writes poetry, fiction and non-fiction for children, teens and adults, and teaches writing in Japan, the U.S. and places in between.