Helen Koyama

Region: Toronto Ontario
Generation: Sansei
Toronto Ontario


Helen Koyama is a Sansei writer based in Toronto. Her poetry was published in the landmark Asian Canadian anthology Inalienable Rice in 1979, and she also did illustrations for Rikka and Ricepaper magazines. She has worked in the Japanese Canadian community in Toronto, including for The New Canadian, which also published her poetry. She currently run Koyama Press with her sister, publisher Annie Koyama.