Shadow Child:


“How Writing Fiction Helps Me Give Shape to the Chaos of Trauma,” Electric Literature:

“The Story That Refused to Be A Thriller,” Crime Reads, Lit Hub:





“Why I Left My Children,”

“Reviled For Living Apart From My Kids,”

“Being a Part Time Mother,” The Guardian, UK:

“My Imperfect Mother,”

“Why Do Single Mothers Get Shafted?” The Huffington Post:

“Becoming an Excellent Dad,” on

“The Moment I Knew,” The Huffington Post:
Highlights from the event here:

“The Gender Gap in Motherhood,” The Huffington Post:

“It Started at Hedgebrook,” on The Farmhouse Table:



Nuclear Weapons:


“No More Hibakusha,” The Progressive Media Project:

“Three Lessons of Fukushima, One Year Later,” The Progressive Media Project:

“Harry Truman’s Lies and Fukushima,” The Huffington Post:

“Hiroshima: The Lesson We Never Learned,” The Huffington Post:



Japanese American Incarceration:


“Hawaii’s Fight Against Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban Has Long Roots of Resistance,” 

“The Silence That Won’t Go Away,” The Los Angeles Times:

“Breaking the Silence,” Salon:

“Why They Never Told Us,” Salon (Interview):



And More:


“Caretaking: Who Knew It Was a Summer Camp Choice?”

Interview with Laura Dunning, “A Writer’s Blog”:

“Quality of Life at the End of Life,” The Huffington Post:

“Guns in School,” The Huffington Post:

For a full archive list of Huffington Post articles, click here.