Shizue Seigel

Shizue Seigel is a Japanese American writer and visual artist who draws from her family’s World War II incarceration and post-war struggles in segregated Baltimore, Occupied Japan, farm labor camps and skid-row hotels. She dropped out of the model minority to find common cause with the marginalized. Her five books include the anthologies, “Endangered Species, Enduring Values,” “Standing Strong: Fillmore & Japantown,” and the history “In Good Conscience: Supporting Japanese Americans During the Internment.” She is a VONA fellow whose prose and poetry has appeared in numerous publications including All the Women in My Family Sing, Your Golden Sun Still Shines, InvAsian, among others.