Blog Archive:

Talks and reading at UBC Creative Writing Department

February 2, 2018

I had the honour of sharing writing talk at UBC in January. Those large lecture halls are such odd/unfamiliar spaces to make ideas, creativity, information coalesce… It was invigorating and the students were keen, bright, focussed. Here’s a link to the write-up in the UBC Creative Writing website: https://creativewriting.ubc.ca/2018/01/hiromi-goto-visits-ubc-creative-writing-department/ Thank you, Emily Pohl-Weary, Ian Williams, and…

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New story with Uncanny Magazine: “Notes from Liminal Spaces”

July 11, 2017

Well, new to publication, but it was first delivered as a keynote several years ago at 2015 Academic Conference of Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy. A spiral text that moves between story and critical discourse, nods to Tiptree’s, “The Women Men Don’t See”…. You can read it here. Also on the Uncanny site, Julia Rios…

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Launch Party PRISM issue 55:3, New fiction by Hiromi Goto

May 2, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017. 7-10pm/ Reading begins 8pm. I’ll be reading in the first set. Lost and Found Cafe, 33 West Hastings. Vancouver. I hope I can be forgiven for this self-centred heading. XD Trying to be a bit more savvy re: search terms, thank you, Dana! XD I’m super excited to have my new…

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Our Inherent Creatureness: An Excerpt and Interview from Hiromi Goto

April 15, 2017

From PRISM international: Contemporary writing from Canada and the world

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2017 mentor for The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation, and other news

March 10, 2017

Many long days since I’ve last updated. Lots has happened, of course, in the way of life and busynesses. A new group of writers at The Writer’s Studio. Late 2016 I  joined the board of Plentitude Magazine, a work trip to University of Colorado, Boulder, hosted by the marvellous Marcia Douglas. I had the chance to…

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Denman Island Writers Festival July 13-16, 2017

February 4, 2017

July on Denman Island surrounded by lovers of books, stories, Salish Sea… I can’t think of a better way to enjoy the summer! Come and explore the island and delve into literature at the Denman Island Writers Festival. There will be writing workshops, too! Please visit their website for further details, scheduling. I’ll be reading…

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University of Calgary Faculty of Arts Alumni Event

February 4, 2017

Join Dean Sigurdson and Hiromi Goto BA’90 for an evening of conversation and performance. An alumni association Faculty of Arts event, meet other alumni, connect, reconnect, network and build community in the Metro Vancouver Area. Please register.

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Visiting Writer Series, University of Colorado, March 1, 2017

February 4, 2017

I’ve been invited by the University of Colorado, Boulder, Creative Writing Department to share my work at their Visiting Writer Series. Please contact the Creative Writing Department for more details. 7:30pm Location: tba

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Home-fried Tofu Rice Bowl with Miso Sauce

July 20, 2016

Trying to eat a more healthy diet and reduce meat, I’ve been working on tasty vegetarian dishes that satisfies my desire for complex savouriness. This really hits the spot! Ingredients 454g Medium firm tofu one large bunch rapini 1 Tablespoon wheat flour (rounded) 1 Tablespoon corn starch (rounded) half teaspoon of salt 2-go brown rice,…

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Thunder Bay, June 13 & 14, 2016

June 11, 2016

#ThunderPride June 13, 6 – 9pm – Invisible Ink, Writing Workshop June 14, 7pm – Prideful Night at Thunder Bay Art Gallery

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