Mr. Sequoia Nagamatsu

Minnesota, United States

Member Since: 08/14/2013

Sequoia Nagamatsu is the author of the national bestselling novel, How High We Go in the Dark, as well as the story collection, Where We Go When All We Were Is Gone. His work has appeared in journals such as The Southern Review, The Iowa Review, Zyzzyva, and Tin House, and has been listed as notable in Best American Non-Required Reading and the Best Horror of the Year. He has received fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers Conference and his work has been shortlisted for the Waterstones Debut Fiction Prize and the Ursula K Le Guin Prize. He is an associate professor at St. Olaf College. 


Twitter Username: @sequoian


  • Where We Go When All We Were Is Gone (story collection) , Black Lawrence Press (May 31, 2016)


  • Visiting Assistant Professor at The College of Idaho (August 2014 - May 2016)
  • Assistant Professor at St. Olaf College (August 2016 - )


  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Grinnell College (May 2004)
  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing - Fiction from Southern Illinois University (May 2013)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction