Takatsu

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Takatsu is a poet, novelist, publisher, designer, event and community coordinator and featured Wattpad Star of 20,000 followers from Toronto. In 2008, through Secondhand Memories , he pioneered English cell phone novels. In 2014, his acclaimed literary novel, Espresso Love won a Wattys Award and reached 1 million reads. Inspiritus Press released his literary and art collection, Of Forests & Clocks & Dreams , in 2016, and he received the Babs Burggraf Award for short story "The Elephant Girl". In 2017, he edited Apparatus, a poetry and prose anthology by 15 contributors. His debut poetry chapbook Kawatare was published by Anstruther Press in August 2017. Forthcoming is a poem in PRISM International. He continues to ...more

Average rating: 4.3 · 199 ratings · 45 reviews · 9 distinct worksSimilar authors
Secondhand Memories

4.23 avg rating — 97 ratings — published 2008 — 2 editions
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Espresso Love

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Of Forests and Clocks and D...

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The Fringe of District 24「二...

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Move「旅」

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The blog has not been updated in a while, and for that I apologize. Aside from all the craziness in the world around us, it has been incredibly busy with full time work and all that has been going on for the publishing and community front. My attention has been mainly in community and team coordination. For example, weve been visioning and growing our team at Wattpad Literary Fiction Network, s...

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“No matter what happens or what we go through, there is always a miracle waiting for us. The miracle is you.”
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“The hard part about writing a novel is finishing it.”
Ernest Hemingway

“No, that is the great fallacy: the wisdom of old men. They do not grow wise. They grow careful.”
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“Live the full life of the mind, exhilarated by new ideas, intoxicated by the Romance of the unusual.”
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