Mayumi Hosokura was born in 1979 in Kyoto.
She is a graduate of the Faculty of Literature at Ritsumeikan University and also has a photography degree from the Nihon University of Art (2005). She was shortlisted for the Hitotsubo award in 2004 and 2005. She was recently selected for Foam magazine’s Talent issue (2011). Her latest publication KAZAN was published by artbeat publishers in March 2012.