Karen Tei Yamashita

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Birthday
8, 1951
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
8, 1951 (age 69)
Birthplace
California

About

A Japanese-American author and professor, she is known for such novels as I Hotel and Circle K Cycles. She also published several works of dramatic literature.

Before Fame

She worked as an Associate Professor of Literature at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Trivia

She was a finalist for the 2010 National Book Award.

Family Life

She and her husband Ronaldo became parents to two children.

Associated With

She was a finalist for the National Book Award, an honor that Lloyd Alexander won.