Thersa A Matsuura's Writings
Shambhala's Sunspace has one of the stories from my collection, A Robe of Feathers and Other Stories, up. (Excerpt) Yaichiro’s heel sunk into the loose rock on the narrow footpath that ran through Ikidomari Hills. He closed his eyes, clutched tight the tiny carved sculpture to his chest, and took the fall on his shoulder. The shoulder didn’t break but...
I'm an American expat who's been residing in Japan for the past eighteen years. Aside from writing, I research and study Japanese folklore and mythical creatures. I also pound stones until they resemble Buddhist images. I've had a dozen or so stories appear ...