Short stories, Poems, Articles, Essays and More
Holly Thompson's short stories, poems and essays and more can be found in these anthologies, journals, magazines and books..
Holly Thompson's essay "Kumihimo Braiding, Now and Tomorrow" published in Ikebana International Volume 65, pp. 52-62. Photos by Kenji Miura.
Footprints 2020-2021 literary magazine featuring short fiction by Holly Thompson's 2020-2021 Yokohama City University creative writing students.
Holly Thompson translations of two picture books of local history published by Miyoshi Town (三芳町) Library in Saitama, Japan (2020)
Holly Thompson's poem "Wake the World" appears in Hop to It! Poems to Get You Moving edited by Sylvia Vardell and Janet Wong (2020)
The Unmaking of an American--a memoir by Roger Pulvers, edited by Holly Thompson (Balestier Press, 2019)
Footprints 2018 literary magazine featuring short fiction by Holly Thompson's 2019 Yokohama City University creative writing students.
Holly's poem about wakame "Grandpa Mails the Sea to Ohio" appears in The Poetry of US, edited by J. Patrick Lewis (National Geographic, 2018)
Holly's In Memoriam interview "Morimoto Kikuo (1948-2017: the Kyoto-jin who Built a Village in Cambodia" appears in Kyoto Journal, Issue 91 (2018)
Holly Thompson's nonfiction appears regularly in Wingspan, the inflight magazine of All Nippon Airways.
Holly's short story "The Kingdom of Danga" appears in Ember, Volume 3, Issue 1 (2018)
Holly's poem "Tech Today" appears in Great Morning! Poems for School Leaders (Pomelo Books, 2018)
The Black Cat Takes a Stroll: The Edgar Allen Poe Lectures by Akimaro Mori, translated by Ian M. MacDonald, edited by Holly Thompson (Bento Books, 2016).
Holly's poem "Obon" appears in The Poetry Friday Anthology of Celebrations, edited by Sylvia Vardell and Janet Wong (Pomelo Books, 2015)
Holly Thompson's poems "Getaway," "Mid-Afternoon Tea," "Trans-Siberian," "Lotus Wanting" and "Charm" appear in the 2014 edition of Poetry Kanto
Holly Thompson's flash story "Mentos," set in Taiwan, Japan and New York appears in Volume 62, Number 2 of Shenandoah literary review. Read it online here.
Holly Thompson's short story "South of Tokyo" appears in Notre Dame Review 36. Purchase archived copies of the issue here.
Holly Thompson's poem "What They Call Me" appears in the March 2013 edition of Cricket Magazine.
Holly Thompson's short story "Playing Cicada" appears in this issue of Literary Mama. Read it online here.
Kyoto Journal #68 features Holly Thompson's short story "Radio Day."
Kyoto Journal #67 features Holly Thompson's article "Gateway for the Imagination: The Noma Concours for Picture Book Illustrations."
Sunrise from Blue Thunder, a Pirene's Fountain Anthology edited by Ami Kaye, features Holly Thompson's poem "Golden Week in Ibarazu."
Holly Thompson's essay "What the Daibutsu Knows" is featured in this benefit anthology.
Call Me Okaasan, a collection of essays, edited by Suzanne Kamata, features Holly Thompson's essay "Two Versions of Immersion."
The Broken Bridge, an anthology of short stories features Holly Thompson's short story "Bloodlines."