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Julie Otsuka & Patrick Ryan

‘Using the ‘we’ voice allowed me to tell a much larger story than I would have been able to tell otherwise.’

Julie Otsuka

Julie Otsuka is the author of the novel When the Emperor Was Divine. ‘Come, Japanese!’ is an excerpt from her novel, The Buddha in the Attic.

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Patrick Ryan

Patrick Ryan is the author of Send Me, Saints of Augustine, In Mike We Trust and Gemini Bites. His work has been included in The Best American Short Stories 2006, Tin House, The Yale Review and elsewhere. He lives in New York City.

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