country of citizenship:
language of expression: Japanese
educated at: Waseda University
occupation: writer, novelist
award received: Yamamoto Shūgorō Prize, Jōji Tsubota Award, Yoshikawa Eiji Prize for Literature
Kiyoshi Shigematsu (重松 清, Shigematsu Kiyoshi, born 6 March 1963) is a contemporary Japanese writer. He is one of the best-selling authors in Japan, and the major theme of his novels is about family. His most notable works include Naifu (ナイフ) (1997), Eiji (エイジ) (1999) and Bitamin F (ビタミンF) (2000).Shigematsu’s works in other genre including journals, editorials and critics are highly commended. He also worked in novelising screenplays.
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