Shadow Life is #3 on the Vancouver Sun’s International Bestseller list!

April 15, 2021

Check out this week’s Vancouver Sun International Bestseller List. (compiled by Bookmanager)    

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Shadow Life Graphic Novel Launch!

March 9, 2021

Shadow Life Launch event with Hiromi Goto and Ann Xu. Tuesday, March 30th at 8pm ET / 5 pm PT via crowdcast.  Please RSVP: bit.ly/ShadowLifeLaunch.  Order signed books from Loyalty Bookstore (US) and The Beguiling (Canada).  See you there!

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Interview about Shadow Life with Byron Brewer of Dynamic Forces

March 5, 2021

Interview with @DynamicForces is up! (Thank you for the thoughtful questions!) Learn more about #ShadowLife, my first #GN with the brilliant Ann Xu @epershannd! #StoriesOfOlderWomen #Elders #RepresentationMatters  

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Hiromi and Ann at Ontario Library Association’s SuperConference! February 2021

February 21, 2021
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Pocket Workshop: Essays on Living as a Writer

February 16, 2021

Published by Hydra House Books Edited by Tod McCoy & M. Huw Evans. Much gratitude to M. Huw Evans for his gentle invitation to send something when I was feeling very extra about not writing… May my essay offer some solace for those who find themselves in this deep dark pool. “*Take as Needed”  By Hiromi Goto Pocket Workshop Table of Contents “Introduction” by Neile Graham “Being and Becoming a Writer” by Karen Lord “We…

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Publishers Weekly starred review of Shadow Life

January 12, 2021

“This wry genre-bending graphic novel from Goto (the Half World series) delves into aging, independence, lost love, and mortality with a whimsy that doesn’t undercut its literary heft. …”  full review in Publishers Weekly      

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Girl Minus X by Anne Stone

November 10, 2020

Girl Minus X is Gripping, prescient, smart. An exciting plot written with the precision of a poet surgeon…. The perfect merging of premise, psychology, story and heart. Unflinching. Please join our conversation. And order the book!   (^__^)/      

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Shortlisted! CBC’s 2020 Poetry Prize

November 6, 2020

What a thrill and honor to be shortlisted beside Emily Riddle, Selina Boan, Andrea Scott and Matthew Hollett!! These poems all burning at different temperatures, hues. Incandescent. Thank you CBC Books and all the judges who read so many poems.          

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Longlisted for the 2020 CBC Poetry Prize

October 29, 2020

I’ve been writing a suite of poems about & not about birds… Like vectors of ideas. Flitting across cultures, languages, class… Hope. Feeling so blessed to be on this long list. Thank you, birds. You lift me up every day.

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Chor der Pilze arrives at my doorstep

October 16, 2020

A storm’s blown in & trees sway & rattle, arbutus leaves flung through the air. To this forest has arrived the German Translation of Chorus of Mushrooms.

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