About the Author
Rasia Kliot is a volunteer at YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in New York. She lives in New York City and Montreal. Helen Mitsios is the editor of Digital Geishas and Talking Frogs: The Best 21st Century Short Stories from Japan and New Japanese Voices: The Best Contemporary Fiction from Japan. She has contributed to publications including the Philadelphia Inquirer, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the Washington Post Book World.