Five-time Pushcart Prize nominee Suzanne Kamata is the critically acclaimed author and/or editor of seven books including, most recently, Gadget Girl: The Art of Being Invisible (GemmaMedia, May 2013). Her next novel, Screaming Divas (Merit Press, May 2014) is about an all-girl punk rock band in underground 1980s Columbia, South Carolina. Kamata is a graduate of Lexington High School and the University of South Carolina. She teaches Creative Writing and ESL at Tokushima University in Japan.
Women of Action: Strong Female Characters | Saturday May 17th, 3:20 pm – 4:10 pm, Carolina Meeting Room B