Ishii, Arriola, and stereotypes

The MoMA just posted a comics biography of Ruth Asawa done by Jillian Tamaki. On the second page, Tamaki mentions Chris Ishii and a comic strip created about life at the Japanese-American concentration camps. I ...

The Year (and Decade) in Review

2019 The Lost Cause of Poetry came out.The digital version came out in September. “Lounger” was released on Tapas.Then later I also released it on Webtoon.   Tony Ez Esmond wrote a review of “Defrost” ...

Citizen 13660 by Miné Okubo

When I was in the seventh grade, I read Farewell to Manzanar and was told that it was the only book about the U.S. internment of Japanese-Americans during World War 2. Fifteen years later, I found out ...