Asian Authors Directory
Emi Watanabe Cohen
Emi is a Chicago-based kidlit author whose writing usually involves Jewish and/or Japanese folklore, complicated families, and a dash of improbable magic. She’s also currently an undergraduate student at Brandeis University, where she studies Creative Writing, History, and East Asian Studies.
The Lost Ryū (Levine Querido, 2022)
Identity:Biracial, Hapa, Japanese, Japanese-American, Mixed Race
Age Categories:Middle Grade