Marie Mutsuki Mockett
Marie Mutsuki Mockett was born in Carmel, California, to a Japanese mother and an American father. She is a graduate of Columbia University with a degree in East Asian studies, and her work has been published in numerous journals, including AGNI, LIT, Epoch, North Dakota Quarterly, and Phoebe. Her debut novel, Picking Bones from Ash, will be released by Graywolf Press in fall 2009. She lives with her Scottish husband in New York City.