"Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history." -- Plato
Left Coast Women was founded in 2004. It maintains a nominating panel of distinguished theatre and other literary professionals who nominate plays and other writing for publication.
Its nominating panel also administers The Kirstie McDonald Mori Emerging Playwright Award, presented to a student writer (high school, undergraduate, or graduate) to recognize a particular creative work via publication with Murasaki Books.
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Credits Lady Murasaki image, Tokyo National Museum, Detached segment of Murasaki Shikibu Nikki Emaki (illustrated diary of Lady Murasaki). Information regarding Lady Murasaki Shikibu's history from Women in World History Curriculum. http://www.womeninworldhistory.com/heroine9.html. Downloaded March 15, 2008.