I’m absolutely delighted to share with you the release of Inaka: Portraits of Life in Rural Japan! This collection includes my essay “Unexpected retreat.” Continue reading New release — a literary visit to rural Japan
Weaving — with its infinite possibilities of pattern — has been offering me a concrete way to think about life … and the beauty of Japanese baths! Continue reading Weaving in a Japanese bath
The definition of freedom I shared as a 16-year-old exchange student seems particularly relevant today. Continue reading A freedom flashback
There’s nothing like holding the final product in your hands! Continue reading Memoir mail call
When I boarded my first flight for Japan, I began learning to embrace what must be the opposite of FOMO: trust. Continue reading Trust sends FOMO packing
The Same Moon is here in a new edition, including an all-new epilogue. It’s a story of encouragement and hope — and a little escape to 1990s Japan! Continue reading Release day: The Same Moon is back — new edition
I just received the final version of the paperback wrap — and learned I can offer readers a discount code for The Same Moon! Continue reading This is getting real! The paperback cover is set
We will not understand each other perfectly. But we must try. After all, it does not take very many drops of blue to start turning yellow … green. Maybe we can live with green. Continue reading Trying on different-colored lenses
I’m delighted to share the cover of the new edition of my memoir, The Same Moon! Andria Levi’s beautiful artwork remains on the cover, which has been refreshed by Michael Cannings at Camphor Press — heartfelt thanks to you both! This new edition from Camphor Press will still immerse you in 1990s Japan, but it also includes an epilogue that tells “the rest of the … Continue reading Cover reveal for the (new) Same Moon!
In the midst of these uncertain times, I’m excited to share some good news: My memoir, The Same Moon, has been picked up by Camphor Press! Continue reading Coming soon: new publisher, new edition!