Free Reads & Events

September 12, 2020
WriteNow! 2020 Conference (Virtual event; all times Pacific)
Presented by Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths Chapter
8:15-9:15 AM: Naomi Hirahara shares tips on “How to Create Characters Worth Reading”
10:30-11:30 AM: Naomi moderates a discussion with Michael Connelly & Matt Coyle on “Writing Crime in the Era of Police Reform”
2:45-3:15 PM: Q&A with Michael Connelly & Matt Coyle
Free registration required

Friday, October 9, 2020 (Pacific Time) / Saturday, October 10, 2020 (Japan Time)
Japan Writers Conference
The Gardener Did It: Developing a Mystery Sleuth
9 AM Japan Time (October 10)
5 PM Pacific Daylight Time (October 9)

Saturday, October 10, 2020
Kagoshima 9066 Westridge
Japanese American National Museum
New book launch
2 PM Pacific Time (Link to be provided)


Discover Nikkei Web Serials

Current series:
Silk (2019-20)

Past series:
Killer Roll (2018-19)

Trouble on Temple Street: An Officer Ellie Rush Mystery (2017-18)

As You Like It (2016-17)

Death of an Origamist (2015-16)

Nikkei Detective (2014-15)

Baishakunin, Inc. (2009-10)

The Nihongo Papers (2008-09)


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Photo of Naomi by Mayumi Hirahara.
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