Short stories by Asako Serizawa

ASAKO SERIZAWA was born in Japan and raised in Singapore, Jakarta, and Tokyo. Her debut book of fiction, INHERITORS, won the PEN/Open Book Award and The Story Prize Spotlight Award, was a Massachusetts Book Awards Honors Book, and longlisted for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize. A graduate of Tufts University, Brown University, and Emerson College, she has received two O. Henry Prizes, a Pushcart Prize, and a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award. A recent recipient of grants from the Mass Cultural Council and the National Endowment for the Arts, she has also been awarded fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MacDowell, and The Civitella Ranieri Foundation. Spanish and Korean translations of Inheritors are forthcoming. A long time in the making, Inheritors also received support from the Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Troedsson Villa Residency in Nikko, Japan. She currently lives in Boston with the writer Matthew Modica.

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An aging doctor grapples with his role in the war crimes of Imperial Japan.