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Books by Shizue Seigel

Diverse Voices from the San Francisco Bay Area

​Edited by Shizue Seigel • Pease Press 2019

$17.95. 300pp (with 60+ b/w images)      ISBN: 978-0-9904173-9-2 


200+ works of prose, poetry and visual art by 100 San Francisco-area writers and artists of color with r roots in Native America, Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and Europe. Contributors include Kim Shuck, Avotcja, Tongo Eisen-Martin, James Cagney, Rafael Jesús Gonzáles, Lorraine Bonner, Tony Aldarondo, Tehmina Khan, Kevin Madrigal, Susana Praver-Pérez, Queennandi X, Thomas Robert Simpson, Sriram Shamasunder, Norma Smith, Kimi Sugioka, and more.



An Anthology of San Francisco Area Writers and Artists of Color
Edited by Shizue Seigel • Pease Press 2018

$17.95. 272 pp. (90 color pages)  ISBN: 978-0-9904173-4-7

150+ works of prose, poetry, art and photography by 70 established and emerging writers and artists of color including including Kim Shuck, Francée Covington, Rene Yañez,  Kelechi Ubozoh, poets Sandra García Rivera, Jennifer Hasegawa, Clara Hsu, Mark Harris, Kwan Booth and Rochelle Spencer, Keh-Ming Lin, UC Berkeley, Sandra Bass, Tony Robles, and more.


The Memoirs of Nellie Nakamura

As told to Shizue Seigel  • Pease Press 2019

$17.95. 197 pp. (8.5” x 11” with 100+ b/w images)   ISBN: 978-0-9904173-8-5


Nellie Nakamura traces her family history from Meiji-era Japan to 2002. Told in an innovative blend of oral history and contextual background, with over 100 family photos.



Supporting Japanese Americans during the Internment

ACCP, Inc. • 2006

Shizue Seigel

Vivid portraits of teachers, ministers and just plain folks who stood up against the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. Who were they? What did they do? What were the consequences?  What transforms ordinary people into extraordinary advocates for justice and compassion?



Voices from Write Now! Fillmore and Write Now! Japantown
Edited by Shizue Seigel • Pease Press  2016

$17.95. 140 pp. (15 BW images) ISBN: 978-0-9904173-2-3


Prose, poetry and visual art by 34 writers and artists explore overlapping histories of migration, incarceration and displacement of African American and Japanese American communities IN San Francisco’s Western Addition. Scattered by incarceration, red-lining, redevelopment, and gentrification.


Distillations: Meditations on the Japanese American Experience

Edited by Shizue Seigel

with Sansei artists Reiko Fujii, Lucien Kubo, Shizue Seigel and Judy Shintani

Asian American Women Artists Association & John F. Kennedy University. 2010

74 pp. (7" x 7" with color art.   ISBN: 978-0-9649143-7-7

​Catalog for 2011 art exhibition by four Japanese American Sansei women artists at Art & Consciousness Gallery, John F. Kennedy University, Berkeley. Preface by Margo Machida, PhD, Introduction by Betty Kano, MFA


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