Recently, I’ve been writing a number of essays on the subject of race. Sometimes, in these essays, I’ve started out with an investigation of the conflicts over race between whites and various minority groups before I move on to discuss my particular position and the position of Asian Americans. However, when I plug in “Asian… [Read More]
David Mura has written two memoirs: Turning Japanese: Memoirs of a Sansei, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, and Where the Body Meets Memory: An Odyssey of Race, Sexuality, and Identity. He's also written the novel, Famous Suicides of the Japanese Empire, and four books of poetry. His most recent book is A Stranger's Journey: Race, Identity & Narrative Craft in Writing.