Yoko Morgenstern started working as a writer, editor and translator in Tokyo in 1994.

Since arriving in Canada in 2008, she has written for Japanese-Canadian community magazines such as Nikkei Voice and bits, and for a multicultural web magazine called the Vine Project. In 2010, her short story, A Blue Fish, was published in the critically acclaimed anthology series, Canadian Voices, Volume Two by Bookland Press in Toronto.

In 2011, The Man Who Sells Clouds was long-listed for the Gloria Vanderbilt Short Fiction Award by Exile Editions.

Recently her works have been published in The Montreal Review, The Globe and Mail, Salon II, and The Great Lakes Review.

Her novel, DOUBLE EXILE will be published by Mosaic Press (CAN/US) in late fall 2013. 
Also, she is the Japanese translator of Katherine Govier's novel, THE GHOST BRUSH/THE PRINTMAKER'S DAUGHTER (CAN/US).

She received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Tsukuba in Japan, and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Canadian Journalism for Internationally Trained Writers from Sheridan College in Canada. Currently she is doing her M.A. in English and American Literature at the University of Bamberg in Germany.

She is a member of the Japan PEN Club and die KOGGE, European Authors Assosiation.