LM Fiction Co-editor Suzanne Kamata was a featured speaker at the Being An Author Broad career seminar in Tokyo. During the event, which was sponsored by the Tokyo-based magazine Being A Broad, Kamata, author of Losing Kei and editor of Love You to Pieces: Creative Writers on Raising a Child with Special Needs. Author, columnist and Kodansha Publishers,Inc. editor Kit Nagamura, and Caroline Pover, author of Being A Broad in Japan, spoke about their experiences writing, publishing and editing to an audience of about fifty expatriate women.
Amy Stockwell Mercer is a freelance writer living in Charleston, SC with her husband and three sons. An MFA graduate in Creative Writing from Queens University, she writes about art and artist profiles for Charleston Magazine, The City Paper, Charleston Art Mag, and Art Papers. Amy also writes about living with chronic illness, and is finishing a book about women with diabetes for Demos Health. When she needs to get out of her own head, she teaches college students how to write the 5 paragraph essay. You can read more of her writing at her website.
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