Tamai Kobayashi

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