Cover Photo: What Miyazaki’s Heroines Taught Me About My Mixed-Race Identity by Nina Coomes

What Miyazaki’s Heroines Taught Me About My Mixed-Race Identity

“Miyazaki tells us something about bodies in flux: There is no easy answer; only the conflict, the question.”

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Sen to Chihiro no Kami KakushiSpirited Away

Spirited Away

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Nina Li Coomes is a Japanese and American writer, currently living in Boston, MA. Her writing has appeared in EATER, The  Collapsar, and  RHINO Poetry among other places. Her debut chapbook haircut poems was published by Dancing Girl Press in 2017.