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Mako Yoshikawa

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Mako Yoshikawa

Associate Professor (2005)
On Leave

B.A. Columbia University
M.Phil. Oxford University
Ph.D. University of Michigan


Mako Yoshikawa is the author of the novels One Hundred and One Ways and Once Removed. Her work has been translated into six languages; awards for her writing include a Radcliffe Fellowship.

As a literary critic she has published articles that explore the relationship between incest and race in 20th-century American fiction. She is currently at work on a memoir about her father. Her essays have appeared in the Missouri Review, Southern Indiana Review, and Best American Essays 2013; another is forthcoming in the Harvard Review.