• Naomi Hirahara

    Edgar Award-winning author known for her Mas Arai series of mystery novels.  Born in Pasadena, California. Received her bachelor's degree in international relations from Stanford University and studied at the Inter-University Center for Advanced Japanese Language Studies in Tokyo. Once a reporter and editor of the Rafu Shimpo, she published her first mystery, Summer of the Big Bachi in 2004, featuring Mas Arai, a Japanese-American gardener based in Southern California. She is now working on the seventh and final book of the series.

    Sep 22, 2016