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Patricia Wakida is a yonsei writer, artist and cultural worker. She was born the year of the dog in San Diego, California and raised between Honolulu, Hawaii and Fresno, California. Patricia has worked as an apprentice papermaker in Gifu, Japan and as an apprentice letterpress printer and hand bookbinder in California; she maintains her own linoleum block and letterpress business under the Wasabi Press imprint.

Nikkei interests

  • community history
  • family stories
  • festival/matsuri
  • Japanese/Nikkei food
  • Japantowns

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