Miyamoto Yuriko (?? ???, 13 February 1899 – 21 January 1951) was a Japanese novelist, short-story writer, social activist, and literary critic active during the Taisho and early Showa periods of Japan.
She is best known for her autobiographical fiction and involvement in proletarian and women's liberation movements.Miyamoto began writing while she was still in school.
She traveled for several years to the United States and the Soviet Union before returning to Japan, where her works were heavily censored and she was imprisoned repeatedly for her political views.
She founded and operated a number of proletarian and feminist magazines during her career, many of which were also censored.
Her works include Nobuko, Banshu heiya (The Banshu Plain), Fuchiso (The Weathervane Plant), and other works of fiction and literary criticism.
Much of her work is autobiographical and centers around themes of war, class, and gender relations.
She and her husband, Miyamoto Kenji, continue to be honored by the Japanese Left for their vision and commitment toward Japanese women and the working class.Her maiden name was Chujo (??) Yuriko.