David Mura

Novelist, Author

1952 –

83

Who is David Mura?

David Mura is a Japanese American author, poet, novelist, playwright, critic and performance artist. His most recent book is his novel, Famous Suicides of the Japanese Empire. His honors include two NEA fellowships, the 1994 Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Writers Award, and a US/Japan Creative Artist Fellowship, two Bush Foundation Fellowships, four Loft-McKnight Awards, several Minnesota State Arts Board grants, and a Discovery/The Nation Award. He has had his work published in literary journals and magazines including The Nation, The American Poetry Review, The New Republic, The Missouri Review, and Crazyhorse.

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Born
1952
Chicago
Ethnicity
  • Japanese American
Profession
Education
  • Grinnell College

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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