country of citizenship: Japan
language of expression: Japanese
occupation: writer, novelist, screenwriter, children's writer
Satomu Shimizu (清水 三十六, Shimizu Satomu, June 22, 1903 – February 14, 1967), better known by the pen name of Shūgorō Yamamoto (山本 周五郎, Yamamoto Shūgorō), was a Japanese novelist and short-story writer active during the Shōwa period of Japan. He was noted for his popular literature, and is known to have published works under at least fourteen different pen names.
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