Rahna Reiko Rizzuto

Rahna Reiko Rizzuto’s memoir, Hiroshima in the Morning, is a National Book Critics Circle Finalist, an Asian American Literary Award Finalist, a Grub Street National Book Award winner, and a Dayton Literary Peace Prize Nominee. Her first novel, Why She Left Us, won an American Book Award. She is also a recipient of the U.S./Japan Creative Artist Fellowship.

Her essays and stories have appeared in more than 30 publications, including the L.A. Times and Salon, and she has been a guest on national TV and radio shows, including Today, The View, etc.

She is Associate Editor of The NuyorAsian Anthology: Asian American Writings About New York City and is on the faculty of the Goddard MFA in Creative Writing program.