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Amy Yamada

Amy Yamada (1959-) is a popular contemporary Japanese writer. She made her literary debut with a short story," Bedtime Eyes," which won the Bungen Prize in 1985. She received the Naoki Prize...

Hiroshi Yamamoto

Hiroshi Yamamoto was born in 1956 in Kyoto. He began his career with game developers Group SNE in 1987 and debuted as a writer and game designer. He gained popularity with juvenile titles such...

Sogil Yan

Sogil Yan was born in Osaka, Japan, in 1936. He began writing after working various odd jobs and driving a taxi for over ten years. Yan has published dozens of books, several of which have been...

Yotsumoto Yasuhiro

Yotsumoto Yasuhiro was born in Osaka, Japan, in 1959 and grew up mostly in Hiroshima. His first book of poetry, A Laughing Bug, was published in 1991, followed by eight more collections in...

Wenceslao Yeh

Wenceslao Yeh and Marcos Xiu Cachón write in Yucatecan Maya and live in the remote area of Quintana Roo.

A. B. Yehoshua

Leading author A. B. Yehoshua was born in Jerusalem in 1936, the fifth generation of a Sephardi Jerusalemite family. After studying Hebrew literature and Philosophy at the Hebrew University of...

Barbara Yelin

Barbara Yelin, born in Munich in 1977, studied illustration at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences. She became well known as a comics artist in France with the publication of Le visiteur...

Kim Yeon-Seul

Kim Yeon-seul defected in April 2012. She was once a lecturer at Chongjin Arts School in North Korea.

Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Yevgeny Yevtushenko is an internationally known and often controversial Russian poet, novelist, and filmmaker. He has has toured the world to present readings of his works, now translated into...

Yi Mun-yol

Yi Mun-yol was born in Cheongun-dong in Seoul and attended prestigious Seoul National University, studying Korean Literature. He dropped out in 1970. From 1994 to 1997, he...

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