DELPHINE HIRASUNA, (author of The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps 1942-1946) is the co-author of several books, including Long May She Wave and the Flavors of Japan cookbook. Her essays on the Japanese American relocation camps have been published in high school textbooks. Delphine is the principal of Hirasuna Editorial, founded in 1985 to provide editorial supervision and copywriting services to corporations, graphic design firms and advertising agencies throughout the U.S. She is also the editor of the much-acclaimed @Issue: Journal of Business and Design. She is known for the feature columns she wrote for the Hokubei Mainichi and Rafu Shimpo over a span of twenty-five years. Her family was interned in Jerome and Rohwer, Arkansas, and her father served in Italy with the 442nd RCT. Delphine lives in the San Francisco Bay area.
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