Yumi Katoh was born in Toyama, Japan and lives in Tokyo. She has been teaching English since she was young, and now teaches at a private school in Yokohama as well as at a "juku" (private tutoring school). She writes both in Japanese and English, and translates English stories into Japanese.
Shinsuke Takasaki writes
short stories, proses and poems both in English and Japanese, and also
translates between the two languages. He also creates a collage of text and
image in print. His works have been published in The Lighter (Indiana),
In/sects (Osaka), and Ha!art (Krakow). He has performed the reading of his work
at Métro (Kyoto), Nuyorican Poet Café and FiveMyles (Brooklyn). Currently lives
in Brooklyn, New York.
Yamanaka-Binns was born in
Tokyo and now lives in the UK. She is a writer whose work ranges from
journalism, including articles on culture, international trends and UK news to
creative writing and design. She is currently writing a novel. She is
interested in Japanese culture, music and travel.