Cover Photo: This photograph shows the author's bedroom writing set up: a large pillow, with her laptop and notebooks sitting in front of it on the bed. To the right, we see a bookshelf and an adjustable lamp.
Photograph courtesy of the author

Where Jami Nakamura Lin Writes

That’s what my own process of writing, and living, is like: trying to conserve, redirect, and restore my energy in the most fruitful way.

Catapult columnThe Night Parade

This photograph shows the author's bed, this time set up with a desk that swings up from the side
Photograph courtesy of the author

In this photograph, we see the author's notebooks, laptop, and a close-up of her quilt
Photograph courtesy of the author

Cori Nakamura Lin

A photograph of the author's white, full-wall bookcase
Photograph courtesy of the author

This photograph is of the author's extensive garden. We see rows and rows of healthy green vegetable plants
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Jami Nakamura Lin is the author of THE NIGHT PARADE (Custom House/HarperCollins 2023), a memoir in essays that uses yokai & other Japanese + Taiwanese  folklore to investigate her bipolar disorder, her father's death, and other things that haunt us.  A Catapult columnist, she's written for the New York Times, Electric Literature, and other publications. 

She was the recipient of a 2016 Creative Artists Fellowship from the Japan-US Friendship Commission and the National Endowment of the Arts and a 2015 Walter Dean Myers Award from We Need Diverse Books.

Twitter: @jaminlin / jaminakamuralin.com