Yurina Yoshikawa is the Director of Education at The Porch Writers’ Collective. She holds a B.A. in philosophy from Barnard College and an M.F.A. in fiction from Columbia University. Her writing has appeared in The Atlantic, NPR, Lit Hub, The Japan Times, and elsewhere. She was the winner of the 2020 Tennessee True Stories Contest and a 2021 recipient of the Tennessee Arts Commission. She has lived in Tokyo, Palo Alto, and New York before settling down in Nashville, Tennessee, where she lives with her husband and two sons. For more information, visit www.yurinayoshikawa.com.

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