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Haruto Kō (耕 治人, Kō Haruto, August 1, 1906 - January 6, 1988) was a noted Japanese poet and novelist.
Kō was born in Yatsushiro, Kumamoto and graduated from the Department of English Literature of Meiji Gakuin University. He was arrested as a political offender during World War II, and after the war started to write I novels. Kō received the 1969 Yomiuri Prize for Ichijō no hikari, as well as the Ministry of Education's Art Encouragement Prize.