Fourteen-year-old Tasmanian Kanako Okiron self-publishes Not Like in the Movies

Dana Anderson
By Dana Anderson
Updated December 14 2021 - 1:16am, first published 1:00am
14-year-old Kanako Okiron releases her first novel. Picture: Supplied

A Hobart teenager has self-published her first novel with the hope that it will be the first of many.


Dana Anderson

Dana Anderson


On a Friday night you may see me at the theatre, a festival, an exhibition, or in the corner of one of my favourite establishments reading a novel. So, it makes sense I am the arts and what's on reporter for The Examiner. To contact me about a story please send an email to