Tamako Takamatsu grew up in Tennessee and Texas, and received a music degree from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. Until the pandemic, she used her bilingual skills to work as an interpreter in Tokyo. Now she is joyfully connecting with writers throughout the world through zoom, and is hard at work on her first novel. One of her short stories was awarded the top prize in the Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest 2021, and she was recently longlisted for the Bath Novel Award 2022. She is incredibly grateful to be joining the Solstice family!
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