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Author R.O. Kwon talks cults, losing her religion and getting out of the perfectionist...

R. O. Kwon released her first book, The Incendiaries (see Jennifer Lee's review of it in the IE), on July 31 and will be making a pit-stop in Seattle on Nov. 9 at 7:30...

A conversation with Daryn Wakasa, director of the haunting intergenerational trauma thriller, ‘Seppuku’

  Daryn Wakasa is director of the experimental supernatural thriller Seppuku, which explores the intergenerational trauma of WWII incarceration of Japanese Americans through the struggles of its protagonist Mari Yoshimori (Akemi Look), an Olympic athlete. Wakasa will have...

‘Seppuku’ is a supernatural thriller that confronts intergenerational trauma and through the lens of...

Seppuku is a hauntingly beautiful film, that reminds us that trauma and hardship resulting from government decisions can trickle down and affect generations of families in ways that are subtle and not easy to fathom

Tragedy, religious fanaticism, cults told through the stories of three Korean Americans in R.O....

  If one were to judge a book by its cover, The Incendiaries could easily be overlooked. Its diminutive size and lightness, although ideal for readers who still read hardcovers, could easily be overshadowed by...