On Okinawa

How a Single Violent Crime Tells the Story of U.S.-Japan Relations in Okinawa,” Literary Hub

"Japan's Emerald Island," Travel + Leisure

"The Story Behind Okinawa's National Dish," Anthony Bourdain's Explore Parts Unknown

"The Perfect Day in Okinawa," Anthony Bourdain's Explore Parts Unknown 

"The Stranger in the Shot," in Hotel Okinawa, by Greg Girard (The Velvet Cell, 2017)

"From Shima Hafu to Daburu," in Hapa Japan, ed. Duncan Ryuken Williams (USC/Kaya Press, 2017)

Letter to a Stranger,” Off Assignment

Off Base,” Roads & Kingdoms

The Body Politic,” The Nation

Happy Hearts All Day,” Asian American Literary Review

Ladies’ Night,” Kyoto Journal

In Okinawa Last Summer,” Brown Alumni Magazine

On Mixed Race

Who Gets to Be Hapa?” NPR’s Code Switch

What Does a Multigenerational Mixed-Race Family Look Like?” Catapult

What Would It Mean To Have A ‘Hapa’ Bachelorette?” NPR’s All Things Considered and Code Switch

As profiled and excerpted in “American Girl in Asia,” in When Half is Whole, by Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu (Stanford University Press, 2012)

On Japanese America

Asian women and the kimono have long been sexualized in western culture,” The Guardian

What My Grandmother Learned (Not to Say),” Hyphenmagazine.com