Search - List of Books by David Mura

David Mura (born 1952) 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 (Coffee House Press, 2008). His honors include two NEA fellowships, the 1994 Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Writers Award (which includes a cash prize of $105,000), 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.

David Mura was born in 1952 and grew up in Chicago, the oldest of four children. He is a third generation Japanese American son of parents interned during World War II. Mura earned his B.A. from Grinnell College and his M.F.A. in creative writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts. He has taught at the University of Minnesota, St. Olaf College, The Loft Literary Center, and the University of Oregon. He currently resides in Saint Paul, Minnesota, with his wife Susan Sencer and their three children; Samantha, Nikko and Tomo. "David Mura: Writer, Speaker, Performer, Teacher". Accessed September 7, 2008. (primary source)

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Total Books: 15
The Last Incantations Poems
2014 - The Last Incantations Poems (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780810152373
ISBN-10: 0810152371
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Famous Suicides of the Japanese Empire
2008 - Famous Suicides of the Japanese Empire (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781566892155
ISBN-10: 1566892155
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Turning Japanese  Memoirs of a Sansei
2005 - Turning Japanese Memoirs of a Sansei (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780802142399
ISBN-10: 0802142397
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Nonfiction
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Angels for the Burning
2004 - Angels for the Burning [American Poets Continuum] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781929918584
ISBN-10: 1929918585
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Where the Body Meets Memory  An Odyssey of Race Sexuality and Identity
Where the Body Meets Memory
1996 - Where the Body Meets Memory (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780385471831
ISBN-10: 0385471831
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History
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COLORS OF DESIRE THE
1994 - Colors of Desire The (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780385474603
ISBN-10: 0385474601
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Colors of Desire  Poems
1994 - The Colors of Desire Poems (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780385474610
ISBN-10: 038547461X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Turning Japanese  Memoirs of a Sansei
1992 - Turning Japanese Memoirs of a Sansei (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780385423441
ISBN-10: 0385423446
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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Braided Lives An Anthology of Multicultural American Writing
1991 - Braided Lives an Anthology of Multicultural American Writing (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780962929809
ISBN-10: 0962929808
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.3/5 Stars.
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Turning Japanese Memoirs of a Sansei
1991 - Turning Japanese Memoirs of a Sansei (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780871134318
ISBN-10: 0871134314
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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After We Lost Our Way
1989 - After We Lost Our Way [The National poetry series] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780525247586
ISBN-10: 0525247580
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After We Lost Our Way
1989 - After We Lost Our Way [The National Poetry Series] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780525484837
ISBN-10: 0525484833
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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After We Lost Our Way
After We Lost Our Way [Carnegie Mellon Classic Contemporary] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780887482687
ISBN-10: 0887482686
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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A male grief Notes on pornography and addiction  an essay
A Male Grief Notes on Pornography and Addiction an Essay [Thistle series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780915943272
ISBN-10: 0915943271
Genre: Nonfiction
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