Past Readings

Public Readings and Book Signing Events

Making Home from War:  Stories of Japanese American Exile and Resettlement and Collecting Nisei Stories

October 20, 2012 – Kensington Public Library, Kensington, California

May 26, 2012 – Foster City Library, Foster City, California

May 16, 2012 – San Francisco Main Library, San Francisco, California

March 20, 2012 – University of San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Feb 26, 2012 – Contra Costa JACL Luncheon, The Cape Cod Restaurant, Albany, California

Making Home from War:  Stories of Japanese American Exile and Resettlement

November 13, 2011 – Eastwind Books of Berkeley, Berkeley, California

October 9, 2011 – Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center, Portland, Oregon

October 8, 2011 – Elliott Bay Bookstore, Seattle, Washington

October 7, 2011 – Blaine United Methodist Church, Seattle, Washington

June 6, 2011 – Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California

May 14, 2011 – Berkeley Methodist United Church, Berkeley, California

April 25, 2011 – Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, University of California, Berkeley

April 16, 2011 – Yu-Ai Kai Senior Center, San Jose, California

April 8, 2011 – San Francisco Main Library,  San Francisco, California

March 13, 2011 – Japanese Institute of Sawtelle.  Los Angeles, California

March 12, 2011 – Japanese American National Museum,  Los Angeles, California

March 11, 2011 – PS #1 Pluralistic School.  Santa Monica, California

Feb 27, 2011 – Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California.  San Francisco, California

From Our Side of the Fence:  Growing Up in America’s Concentration Camps

Feb 27, 2008 – University of San Francisco, San Francisco, California, February 27, 2008.

Feb 20, 2008 – DeAnza College, Cupertino, California

March, 2006 – Days of Diversity, Castro Valley High School, Castro Valley, California

Feb 27, 2006 – Noe Valley Ministry, San Francisco, California

March, 2005 – Days of Diversity, Castro Valley High School, Castro Valley, California

Sept 12, 2004 – Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center, Portland, Oregon

Sept 11, 2004 – Nisei Veterans Hall,  Seattle, Washington

Sept 10, 2004 – Blaine Memorial United Methodist Church,  Seattle, Washington

March, 2004 – Days of Diversity, Castro Valley High School, Castro Valley, California

Feb 29, 2004 – Bazaar Café.  San Francisco, California

November 3, 2001 – San Francisco Main Library, San Francisco, California

October 25, 2001 – San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California

October 12, 2001 – East Bay Free Methodist Church, El Cerrito, California

Sept 29, 2001 – Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, California

Sept 28, 2001 – California State Long Beach University, Long Beach, California

Sept 28, 2001 – San Fernando Valley Japanese American Community Center

June 11, 2001 – Japanese American Services of the East Bay,  Berkeley, California

May 5, 2001 – Hinode Towers,  San Francisco, California

April 29 2001 – Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California, San Francisco, California

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In the aftermath of World War II, more than 110,000 persons of Japanese ancestry – roughly two-thirds of whom were American citizens – were released from forced imprisonment in U.S. concentration camps. But released to return where, after being taken from their homes along the West Coast? When they were finally allowed to leave the internment camps, they faced a new challenge: How do you resume a life so interrupted.
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