Jami Nakamura Lin is a yonsei writer and reader based outside Chicago. Her speculative memoir The Night Parade (illustrated by her sister, artist Cori Nakamura Lin) will be published by Mariner Books / HarperCollins in 2023. Her work is influenced by the mythology and folklore of her Japanese, Taiwanese, and Okinawan cultures.
She is a former Catapult essay columnist, and her work has appeared in The New York Times, Electric Literature, Passages North, and other publications. She has received fellowships, scholarship, and support from the National Endowment for the Arts / Japan-US Friendship Commission, Yaddo, Sewanee, and We Need Diverse Books.
All illustrations on this website by Cori Nakamura Lin.