Katie Okamoto

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Katie Okamoto's writing has appeared in Catapult, The Atlantic, Eater, TASTE, Metropolis, and BuzzFeed Reader, among other places. She participated in the 2020 Tin House Summer Workshop for non-fiction and memoir and is at work on a book. Formerly, Katie was the senior editor at Metropolis, the architecture and design magazine, in New York City. Find them at katieokamoto.com. 


Cover Photo: An image of a razor against a blue background
Finding Gender in a Razor

Shaving with it was more seductive than expected.

Aug 10, 2021
Cover Photo: A pair of hands cleaning a pot with a Kamenoko Tawashi, or a turtle brush—it is made out of natural fibers, resembling a fuzzy donut
An Ode to the Kamenoko Tawashi, the Turtle Brush

Natural, natural, everything natural. I’m a sucker for it, Shinto-ish environmentalist and object-worshipper that I am.

Jan 04, 2021