|Native name||耕 治人|
August 1, 1906|
|Died||January 6, 1988(aged 81)|
|Occupation||Poet and novelist|
|Education||Meiji Gakuin University|
|Notable awards||1969 Yomiuri Prize, Ministry of Education's Art Encouragement Prize|
Kō was born in Yatsushiro, Kumamoto and graduated from the Department of English Literature of Meiji Gakuin University. He was arrested as a political offender during World War II, and after the war started to write I novels. Kō received the 1969 Yomiuri Prize for Ichijō no hikari, as well as the Ministry of Education's Art Encouragement Prize.
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- Japanese Wikipedia article
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- J-Pitch article