Naomi Hirahara

Naomi Hirahara is a writer of both nonfiction books and mysteries. With Geraldine Knatz, she cowrote Terminal Island: The Lost Communities of Los Angeles Harbor, which won a Bruckman Award for Excellence and an Award of Merit from the Conference of California Historical Societies. Her Edgar Award–winning Mas Arai mysteries have been published in France, Japan, and Korea. A former editor of the Rafu Shimpo newspaper, she also curates historical exhibitions and writes articles and short stories.

Upcoming Events

Life after Manzanar at the Santa Monica Public Library

Tuesday May 22 2018   7:00 PM
Santa Monica Public Library Auditorium  601 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA  map

Life after Manzanar with Naomi Hirahara

Saturday Jun 16 2018  
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Life after Manzanar at the Japanese American National Museum

Saturday Jun 23 2018  
Japanese American National Museum  100 N Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA  map

Life after Manzanar/Moving Walls with Naomi Hirahara and Sharon Yamato

Thursday Jun 28 2018   6:00 PM
J-Sei  1285 66th St, Emeryville, CA  map

Past Events

Life after Manzanar at the Seattle Public Library

Sunday May 06 2018   2:00 PM
Central Library  1000 4th Ave, Seattle, WA  map

Life after Manzanar at Eagle Harbor Book Co.

Saturday May 05 2018   12:30 PM
Eagle Harbor Book Co.  157 Winslow Way E, Bainbridge Island, WA  map

Life after Manzanar Presentation at the Manzanar Pilgrimage

Sunday Apr 29 2018   11:00 AM
Manzanar National Historic Site  Manzanar Reward Rd, , CA 

49th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage with Naomi Hirahara and Heather C. Lindquist

Saturday Apr 28 2018  
Manzanar National Historic Site  Manzanar Reward Rd, , CA 

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Saturday Apr 21 2018 - Sunday Apr 22 2018 
University of Southern California  University Park Campus, Los Angeles, CA  map

Life after Manzanar with Naomi Hirahara, Heather C. Lindquist, and special guest traci kato-kiriyama

Thursday Apr 12 2018   7:00 PM
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library  3301 Torrance Blvd, Torrance, CA  map