Interview with
Colin Mills

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  • Published 20120306
  • ISBN: 9781921922008
  • Extent: 264 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm), eBook

Your story offers a vivid portrayal of Japan in the wake of the 2011 tsunami. Were you in the country at the time?

The story is totally fictionalised. I grew up in Brisbane and later moved to Japan and lived there for about seventeen years. Although the region struck by the tsunami was quite remote and I don’t know it specifically, I’m fairly familiar with regional Japan. Like so many people, I was transfixed by the video footage of the tsunami.

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