born 1965 in Japan
raised in Canada
writer, screenwriter, videomaker
has been a part of Asian ReVisions, Wasabi Daiko, Asian Lesbians of Toronto, absinthe, and a guest editorial collective for the literary magazine Fireweed
has given readings of her work all over Canada
working on a science fiction novel, as well as a prairie coming of age story
currently resides in Calgary
Quixotic Erotic Arsenal Pulp Press, 2003
Getting Wet: Tales of Lesbian Seduction Women's Press, 1992
Piece of my Heart: A Lesbian of Colour Anthology Toronto: Sister Vision, 1992
All Names Spoken (with Mona Oikawa) Toronto: Sister Vision Press, 1992.
Exile and the Heart: Lesbian Fiction. Toronto: Women's Press, 1998.
Best Lesbian Erotica 2003 Cleis Press
videomaker with "How to ask a Lesbian out on a date," 1999 and "Dating Hell," 2002; film credits include "Prairie Ostrich" (One in Ten contest winner 2002) and "Short Film_Silent War 03" (Best Writer with Charles Officer, BFVN Reel Black Awards 2002)
Tamai Kobayashi's Webpage
Tamai Kobayashi interview with Larissa Lai
Tamai Kobayashi interviewed by Heze at Tradequeerthings
Tamai Kobayashi at West Coast Line
Tamai Kobayashi at CLOTO - Chinese Lesbians of Toronto
Tamai Kobayashi interview with Mariko Tamaki at Xtra!
Tamai Kobayashi at Prairie Asians Reading Tour
Tom Bolling's home page