Hatano Soha (1923-1991) is the author of Michi no Hana (1956) and Yunomi (1981). While attending the Peers School, Sōha formed the Magnolia Society with the legendary Mishima Yukio. In 1948, Sōha became the youngest member of Hototogisu, and in 1953 he founded AO magazine at the University of Kyoto. His work remains largely untranslated in English.