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Jayne Joso, has lived and worked in both Japan and China and now lives in London. She has written extensively on Architecture including writing for the UK's Architecture Today magazine. She is also highly regarded for her writing on Japanese arts and culture. Her first children's book was recently published by Benesse in Japan; and her first play, commissioned in celebration of China's Children's Day, enjoyed a long theatre run and was later televised. Her first novel Soothing Music for Stray Cats (Alcemi, 2009) was shortlisted for the People’s Book Prize, and is now cited in Green’s Dictionary of Slang. Her second novel Perfect Architect (Alcemi, 2011) draws on her fascination for architecture and the desire to find the ideal home. Her writer/journalism portfolio includes: Abe’s Penny, Architecture Today; Benesse; Prestel Art; The Nikkei Weekly; The Big Issue; eat-japan; and Cross Media.