Suzanne Kamata



Suzanne Kamata


Lexington, SC, USA


Fiction, Literary Fiction, Women's Contemporary Fiction, Coming-of-Age, Non-fiction, Memoir and Biography, Young Adult and Children

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Suzanne Kamata is an American, most recently from South Carolina, living in Japan . Her most recent novel, The Baseball Widow , is about a multicultural family in crisis in the vein of Celeste Ng’s Everything I Never Told You. It has been selected as the July 2022 international pick of the Pulpwood Queens and Timber Guys Book Club. Her previous books include the award-winning memoir Squeaky Wheels: Travels with My Daughter by Train, Plane, Metro, Tuk-tuk, and Wheelchair, and the novels The Mermaids of Lake Michigan, winner of an Independent Publishing Award, and Losing Kei, which was translated into Russian. Her writing has appeared in newspapers, magazines, journals and anthologies around the world including Real Simple, The Japan Times, The Best Asian Short Stories, and Kyoto Journal. Having raised two bicultural children, she lives with her husband and two cats on the island of Shikoku.

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The Baseball Widow

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Screaming Divas

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