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The Literary Review on Shun Medoruma's 'In the Woods of Memory'

Thomas Joel - Monday, April 02, 2018

The Literary Review just wrote a penetrating and eloquent article on Shun Medoruma's novel In the Woods of Memory, asserting that it's "not simply a meditation on the failure to act, but on the inability to act either rightly or enough or both." Read More

Interview: Jeanette Arakawa talks "The Little Exile" on NBC's Asian Pacific America with Robert Handa

Thomas Joel - Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Stone Bridge Press author Jeanette Arakawa appeared on NBC's Asian Pacific America with Robert Handa to discuss her new Japanese internment memoir The Little Exile and the process of writing these memories out into a narrative.
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The International Examiner reviews 'The Little Exile' by Jeanette Arakawa

Thomas Joel - Monday, March 12, 2018

The International Examiner just penned an insightful review of Jeanette Arakawa's WWII Japanese internment memoir The Little Exile, calling it "an evocative excursion into a young person’s life being drastically inverted." Much appreciated!  Read More

Black Warrior Review of 'In the Woods of Memory' by Shun Medoruma

Thomas Joel - Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Black Warrior Review just wrote a comprehensive review of renowned Okinawan writer Shun Medoruma's novel In the Woods of Memory, eloquently asserting that "Medoruma asks after not only the lives of survivors, but also after the half-life of trauma, to measure how long it echoes."
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Stone Bridge Cafe: "Sugihara"

Thomas Joel - Thursday, January 04, 2018

Stone Bridge Cafe is a bi-weekly online series from Stone Bridge Press devoted to bringing readers short stories, poems, non-fiction pieces, photographs, and artwork from and/or about East Asia. For submission guidelines and info, follow the link at the bottom of this post.  Read More

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