‘Rainbirds’ by Clarissa Goenawan is out in English

Set in an imagined town outside Tokyo, Clarissa Goenawan’s dark, spellbinding literary debut Rainbirds follows a young man’s path to self-discovery in the wake of his sister’s murder. Rainbirds was published in March 2018 in English, original language, by Soho Press worldwide except in Singapore, where it was published by Math Paper Press. Translation rights have been sold

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Debut novel ‘Rainbirds’ by Clarissa Goenawan to be published in 2018 by Soho Press

Clarissa Goenawan won the 2015 Bath Novel Award for her unpublished debut Rainbirds. New York-based Soho Press has just acquired World English rights with great excitement, for publication in the first semester of 2018. Amara Hoshijo, the acquiring editor at Soho Press, said: «From the first page of Rainbirds, Clarissa’s writing struck me not only beautifully literary and

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