Mariko Tamaki





Mariko Tamaki


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Mariko Tamaki is a Toronto writer, playwright, activist and performer. She works and performs with fat activists Pretty Porky and Pissed Off and the theatre troupe TOA, whose recent play, A vs. B, was staged at the 2004 Rhubarb Festival at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. Her well-received novel, Cover Me (McGilligan Books) was followed by a short fiction collection, True Lies: The Book of Bad Advice (Women's Press). Mariko's third book, FAKE ID, is due out in spring 2005.

Mariko Tamaki has performed her work across Canada and through the States, recently appearing at the Calgary Folkfest 2004, Vancouver Writer's Festival 2003, Spatial III, and the Perpetual Motion/Girls Bite Back Tour, which circled though Ottawa, Montreal, Brooklyn and Chicag
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Almost everywhere I've travelled outside of Canada and the US has been for comics and books. Which is a pretty amazing thing, because not every job hands you a ticket to another country, where all you need to do for said ticket is talk about yourself.

I have never been the best traveller, or I would say in the past I've been a clumsy traveller. I never know what to pack, or what I think I'll nee... Read more of this blog post »
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This One Summer

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3.64 avg rating — 24,729 ratings — published 2014 — 17 editions
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Skim

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3.77 avg rating — 7,630 ratings — published 2008 — 8 editions
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Emiko Superstar

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3.64 avg rating — 1,058 ratings — published 2008 — 2 editions
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Saving Montgomery Sole

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(You) Set Me on Fire

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True Lies: The Book Of Bad ...

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Fake ID

3.77 avg rating — 44 ratings — published 2005
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Cover Me

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3.43 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 2000
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Tomb Raider II #1

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“I had a dream I put my hands inside my chest and held my heart to try to keep it still.”
Mariko Tamaki, Skim

“Did you ever wish you had a book that would explain the full meaning of life's random happenings to you?”
Mariko Tamaki, Emiko Superstar

“This is the thing about school dances. They make like it's supposed to be this other-worldly thing, but really it's just the people you see every day dressed up, standing in the gym in the dark with Red Hot Chili Peppers playing.”
Mariko Tamaki, Skim

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