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Nikkei Uncovered: a poetry column

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Traci Kato-Kiriyama Traci Ishigo

For this time of Ramadan and in honor of the longstanding, ever-building relationship between the Japanese American and Muslim communities, I thought I would so very gratefully share this space with one of my own pieces alongside poetry from one of my community sisters, traci ishigo—a super wonderful creative ...

an homage for Yuri Kochiyama - read at the Los Angeles Memorial for Yuri on August 31, 2014

Traci Kato-Kiriyama

an homage for Yuri… 

— 

You were 


the first stamp on the letter for the least likely to receive 

the last one to forget a face 


Oldest-and-Still-Running-Asian-American Blah Blah Blah...

Traci Kato-Kiriyama

If you’ve heard about a thing called “Tuesday Night Cafe” you might have heard this line: 

“We’re one of the longest-running, free, public art+community series in Downtown L.A. and the oldest-and-still-running Asian American-run open mic space in the country…”


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Pronouns: she/her. writer/actor/theatre deviser/community organizer/educator/facilitator/author; current director/co-founder for Tuesday Night Project, presenter of the Tuesday Night Cafe art+community series in Little Tokyo; author for Writ Large Press; writer/actor of PULLproject Ensemble with aerialist/actor Kennedy Kabasares; steering committee member of the VigilantLove network against violence and Islamophobia (and for justice, solidarity and love by any means necessary:); member of the Okaeri Nikkei LGBTQ network.

Interesses sobre os nikkeis

  • histórias comunitárias
  • histórias familiares
  • festivais/matsuri
  • culinária japonesa/nikkei
  • bairros japoneses
  • art (performance and visual; contemporary and traditional); politics; spiritual practices/religious history; Nikkei diaspora.

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