Thersa Matsuura

Thersa Matsuura is an author and podcaster who has been living in Japan for thirty plus years. She’s a graduate of the Clarion West (2015) workshop, a recipient of the HWA’s Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Scholarship (2015), and the author of two short story collections, A Robe of Feathers and Other Stories (Counterpoint Press LLC) and The Carp-Faced Boy and Other Tales (Independent Legions Press). The latter of which was nominated for a Bram Stoker Award (2017). Her upcoming book (The Book of Japanese Folklore) will be published by Adams Media in spring of 2024. She’s also had many stories published in magazines, anthologies, and serialized in the Asahi English Newspaper.

Thersa shares the more obscure, strange, and fascinating bits of her research and experiences on her podcast, Uncanny Japan.

For a longer, more detailed bio, please visit the Press Kit page. To find out more about her stories and where to find them, see the Books page.

Bram Stoker Awards Nominee