Ashley Tsuruoka

Ashley is a writer, poet and artist from New York City living in Tokyo. Her projects and performances have been presented at media and arts festivals in Japan and the US. She has a master's in music from New York University and organizes group poetry workshops for children.



Cautionary Kappa Folktales and Modern Japan

Discover the mischievous water-dweller believed to inhabit Japan's swamps, lakes and rivers. 

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