Yuriko Chavez

Yuriko Chavez was born and raised in Southern California. She is of Japanese and Mexican descent, and finished "Home is Little Tokyo" on her 14th birthday. She has always been passionate about writing ever since she was in kindergarten. In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, crocheting and exploring with her friends Sofia and Charlotte. She dreams of one day publishing her own novel.

Updated August 2017

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Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contest III

Home is Little Tokyo

Year: 2082

It was quite an unusual action for Takeo to venture out into the streets of Los Angeles. The old man was reserved and reticent, only making small talk to a few. Usually he stayed home, painting and reading books. Yet today, he felt different. He felt he needed to go to Little Tokyo, as if a string of fate was pulling him to a place he needed to be.

Takeo firmly believed in fate. Ever since he was a young boy, he believed in the myth that he and his soulmate were connected by the red thread of ...

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