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Interview Wednesday: A Snapshot of Holly’s Life in Japan – Part One of Four

Our Interview Wednesday post on Holly Thompson is up on Behind the Books. We are privileged to do a four-part feature on Holly this November and December.

Head on over to A Snapshot of Holly’s Life in Japan, Part One of Four. 

Interview Wednesday is being hosted this week by Uma Krishnaswami of Writing With a Broken Tusk.

Myra is a Teacher Educator and a registered clinical psychologist based in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. Prior to moving to the Middle East, she lived for eleven years in Singapore serving as a teacher educator. She has edited five books on rediscovering children’s literature in Asia (with a focus on the Philippines, Malaysia, India, China, Japan) as part of the proceedings for the Asian Festival of Children’s Content where she served as the Chair of the Programme Committee for the Asian Children’s Writers and Illustrators Conference from 2011 until 2019. While she is an academic by day, she is a closet poet and a book hunter at heart. When she is not reading or writing about books or planning her next reads, she is hoping desperately to smash that shuttlecock to smithereens because Badminton Is Life (still looking for badminton courts here at UAE - suggestions are most welcome).

1 comment on “Interview Wednesday: A Snapshot of Holly’s Life in Japan – Part One of Four

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