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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I guess it's not technically summer, but HEY, I'm in California. I'm surrounded by short shorts and flip flops. It FEELS like summer.

So where am I going you ask? EVERYWHERE.

And by "everywhere" I mean that I will be pinging back and forth between New York, Toronto, and California.

"No bigs," say the world travelers out there.

Still.

Here is my list of places I will be where you can find me and the... Read more of this blog post »
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This One Summer
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3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 10,602 ratings — published 2014 — 10 editions
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Skim
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 5,494 ratings — published 2008 — 7 editions
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Emiko Superstar
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3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 804 ratings — published 2008 — 2 editions
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(You) Set Me on Fire
3.49 of 5 stars 3.49 avg rating — 225 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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True Lies: The Book Of Bad ...
3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 2002
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Fake ID
3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 2005
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Cover Me
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3.46 of 5 stars 3.46 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 2000
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Saving Montgomery Sole
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — expected publication 2016 — 2 editions
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Dear Teen Me: Authors Write...
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 439 ratings — published 2012 — 11 editions
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Geeks, Misfits and Outlaws:...
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2003
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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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