Tag: Japanese

Estate Sale Find: Japanese Wood Block Prints (and typewriters)

Estate Sale Find: Japanese Wood Block Prints (and typewriters)

A couple of weeks back I found these beautiful vintage / antique Japanese woodblock prints. The first one I found was signed Sadao Watanabe. It was on the floor under a table on which sat boxes of old letters and magazine from the 1940s and 1950s. I was interested in the letters and removed several … Continue reading Estate Sale Find: Japanese Wood Block Prints (and typewriters)

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This interview was excerpted from Words and Pictures: Interviews with Memoirists and Creative…

This interview was excerpted from Words and Pictures: Interviews with Memoirists and Creative Nonfiction Writers. Words & Pictures offers a glimpse into the lives of authors of memoir, oral history, and biography. I use creative interview formats to help writers uniquely and reflectively discuss their lives and projects. You’ll also find articles on the writing … Continue reading This interview was excerpted from Words and Pictures: Interviews with Memoirists and Creative…

Featured Author:  Alexia Montibon-Larsson

Featured Author: Alexia Montibon-Larsson

While browsing wattpad, I was fortunate to discover Alexia Montibon-Larsson's book Forged In Fire: Stories of Wartime Japan. It is an elegant and lovingly rendered memoir / oral history. Montibon-Larsson skillfully captures her mother's childhood experiences in occupied Japan following world war II . She reconstructs her mother's memories in a historically accurate timeline. Montibon-Larsson's meticulous attention to historical accuracy creates … Continue reading Featured Author: Alexia Montibon-Larsson