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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Cass Verlag acquires German rights to Chorus of Mushrooms

March 1, 2020

World German language rights to my first novel, Chorus of Mushrooms have been acquired by Cass Verlag. Publication slated for fall 2020! For folks who don’t know me, this was my first novel over 20 years ago when I was still in my twenties… I’ve had more books since then. Hopefully a few more under my belt!! Spirits willing…

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Review of Rising Tides by Dorothy Woodend (The Tyee)

January 27, 2020
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Event: Vancouver Launch of Rising Tides

January 26, 2020
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