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Kate Maruyama

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Kate Maruyama writes, teaches, cooks, and eats in Los Angeles, where she lives with her husband and two children. Her fiction has been published in several literary journals in print and online and she holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles.

In 2009, she co-founded a literary website with Diane Sherlock, Annotation Nation which publishes articles by writers on the craft of fiction.
You can visit the site at: annotationnation.com

Share your haunted story on the Harrowgate Tumblr! http://harrowgatebook.tumblr.com



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Iglesias pulls you in from the first lines in this book, weaving a disarming calm and then proceeds to slay you, one character at a time. These characters' lives and stories weave together with an increasing tension that keeps the pages turning and i ...more
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A beautifully composed collection and an absolute delight to read. The essays are self-contained, so it's lovely to read in bits, but I found myself burning through one essay after the other and their sequence took on its own life. Funny, irreverent, ...more
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Instantly absorbing and tense, Rocklin's tale of an unlikely love in an unlikely time takes on colonialism, systemic racism and the inheritance of trauma in a delicious read that one sinks into and has trouble looking up from. I read this in two sitt ...more
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I'd argue that this is one of the finest horror novels I've read this year. Ward has made a name for herself in the literary world, and no surprise, the writing is tight, the characters a perfect vehicle for the hungry reader and the story, mystery a ...more
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A deeper dive into Sal Cupertine/David Cohen's increasingly twisted life. Hilariously fun reading as he takes his Talmudic learning to his gangster upbringing. But underneath run deeply fascinating character studies of the lengths people will go to m ...more
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