Publications

BOOKS

Kyo Maclear’s first novel was The Letter Opener, a finalist for the Amazon.ca/Books in Canada 2007 First Novel Award and the 2008 Evergreen Award. It was first pub­lished by Harper­Collins Canada under the Phyllis Bruce imprint in Spring 2007, and released in paperback by Harper Perennial in Spring 2008. Her sec­ond novel, Stray Love (2012), received a starred review from Quill and Quire and was an Amazon Editor’s Pick. It is pub­lished by Harper­Collins Canada and by Picador/Pan Macmil­lan Aus­tralia under the title A Thou­sand Tiny Truths.

Kyo is also the author of Beclouded Visions: Hiroshima-Nagasaki and the Art of Witness, pub­lished by the State Uni­versity of New York Press in December 1998. The book was praised by The National Post as an “original and philo­sophical treatise” and by Books in Canada for its “articulate and elegant prose”.

Her essays have been anthol­ogized in: Private Inves­ti­gators: Undercover in Public Spaces (Banff Centre Press); Witness & Memory: The Dis­course of Trauma (Routledge); Like Mangoes in July: The Work of Richard Fung (Insomniac Press); ReMem­bering the Body (Hatje Cantz); Inter­secting Circles: The Voices of Hapa Women in Poetry and Prose (Bamboo Ridge Press); and Taking Risks: Literary Jour­nalism from the Edge (Banff Centre Press)

Her children’s books, Spork and Virginia Wolf, have both received starred reviews from Kirkus. kyomaclearkids.ca

SHORT FICTION AND POETRY

Kyo’s short fiction has appeared in literary journals and mag­azines including: Tule Review, Brain Child, West Coast Line, Fireweed, absinthe, Tessera, Amerasia Journal, Fuse, and the Capilano Review.

ESSAYS, REVIEWS AND ARTICLES

Kyo’s essays, reviews and articles have been pub­lished in Shambhala Sun, Brick, Canadian Art, The Millions, The Literary Review of Canada, The Guardian, The Globe and Mail, Saturday Night, This Magazine, Fuse, Prefix Photo, Azure, Quill and Quire, Asia Art Pacific, Toronto Life and C Magazine.

EDITED WORKS

In addition to her own writing, she has also had the privilege of editing many won­derful art, archi­tectural, and design mono­graphs, including:

Andrew Rucklidge Paintings 2005 – 2007 (Christopher Cutts, 2008); Incomplete Man­ifesto for Growth by Bruce Mau (BMD, 2007); Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg: A Monograph (Birkhauser, 2003); Aiko Suzuki: Selected Works 1973 – 2003 (Gendai Gallery, 2003); Tokyo Think Zone Life Style (Mori Gallery, 2002); Mark di Suvero (Gagosian Gallery, 2001); Pop Art: The John and Kimiko Powers Col­lection (Gagosian Gallery, 2001); Lepanto: Cy Twombly (Gagosian Gallery, 2001); and Life Style by Bruce Mau (Phaidon, 2000).