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In The Author's Voice - Of White Ashes

In The Author's Voice: Of white Ashes by Kent and

May was Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month. With that as a backdrop, a new historical fiction novel released during May, tells the story of two Japanese Americans and their tumultuous path to survive childhood after the bombing at Pearl Harbor, the incarceration camps in the U-S, and the bombing of Hiroshima.

For this edition of In The Author's Voice, WSIU's Jeff Williams recently talks with authors
Kent and Constance Matsumoto about their new novel Of White Ashes. The novel is based on the experiences of Kent's parents.

Of White Ashes is out now from Apprentice House Press.

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Jeff Williams is the Associate Director for Radio and Station Manager for WSIU Radio. Jeff is a native of southern Illinois and has been in broadcasting for 30 years. Contact WSIU Radio at 618-453-6101 or email wsiuradio@wsiu.org
In the Author's Voice

In The Author's Voice is a regular web feature of WSIU Public Radio. WSIU hosts talk with local and national author's about their works.