Noriko Nakada lives in Los Angeles where she writes and teaches at Emerson Middle School. She has published an early childhood memoir, Through Eyes Like Mine, and a middle school follow-up, Overdue Apologies. Her work has appeared in Hippocampus and Specter literary magazines.

She completed her mfa at Antioch University Los Angeles in 2005 and continues to write, blog, tweet, and facebook about life, food, education, and sports.

Works in progress include a middle grades novel, New LA Life, a screenplay, Oh, Christmas Tree, and Ricepaper Superheroes, a historical novel about a Japanese American family during World War II.

She is the author of Through Eyes Like Mine available @ Powell's, and Amazon and the follow-up memoir, Overdue Apologies, her middle school memoir also available @ Powell's and Amazon.

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