Contributor | Japan
SHION MIURA is one of the most prominent writers of contemporary Japanese literature. Born in 1976, she began writing while still a student at Waseda University, encouraged by an editor who recognised her talent. In 2006, she was awarded the prestigious Naoki Prize for The Handymen of Mahoro. She is also the author of Fune wo Amu, winner of the 2012 Japan Booksellers’ Award.