yk miyazaki

yk miyazaki is an American citizen born in Kobe, Japan in 1948 to a US Army Sergeant who was born and raised on Oahu, Hawaii in a family of Japanese ancestry and his wife, a Kobe native.

She grew up an “Army brat” around the United States and Europe as her career non-com father was routinely transferred to new assignments every couple of years and became well acculturated despite her birthplace.

She is a fiction writer with seven books in publication in a series of romance novels available on Amazon.

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Updated May 2021

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My Story (Once Again)

I was orphaned in my 60’s. I do not have the luxury of that place Robert Frost describes: ‘Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.’

I have created my own home. It is not a physical address.

When I wrote to my three younger siblings after our father’s death, observing that we are all orphans now, no one replied. To this day I am only in touch with my brother.

Since my son Jude’s death, I do not have living children for whom I am able to create that space. …

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