|1909 Born June 19, Kanagi, Aomori prefecture, 6th son of Tane and|| Genemon Tsushima; one of the richest landlords in Aomori.
||1930 Enters Tokyo University. Attempts a double suicide with
|| Shimeko Tabe, November 28.
||1931 Lives with Hatsuyo Koyama in Tokyo, Feburuary.
||1933 First publishing work Gyofukuki in Kaihyo, March; Omoide
||in Kaihyo, June and July.
||1935 Attempts suicide in Kamakura, March.
||1936 Bannen published, June 26.
||1937 Attempts a double suicide with Hatsuyo Oyama in Tanigawa
|| Spa, April.
||1939 Marriage of Michiko Ishihara, Fugaku Hyakkei in Buntai,
|| February and March.
||1944 Tsugaru published, November.
||1945 Moves to Kanagi, refuge from Tokyo Air Raid; Otogizoshi published,
||1946 Returns to Mitaka, Tokyo.
||1947 Villon's Wife published, July. The Setting Sun published, November.