Kyoko Mori

Kyoko Mori teaches creative writing at George Mason University. She is the author of the nonfiction books Yarn, The Dream of Water and Polite Lies, as well as three novels, the most recent of which is Stone Field, True Arrow.

Sheltering in Place with Sei Shōnagon

The author of The Pillow Book speaks across 10 centuries

by Kyoko Mori | Thursday, June 18, 2020

Living in Cat Time

The pleasures of staying put

by Kyoko Mori | Monday, March 30, 2020


A life spent mainly in the company of cats has meant relishing the comforts of domesticity and solitude

by Kyoko Mori | Monday, December 05, 2016


Knitting a new life in America after a mother’s suicide, long ago in Japan

by Kyoko Mori | Sunday, June 01, 2008