Traci Chee

Finalist, 2020 National Book Awards

Traci Chee is the New York Times bestselling author of The Reader Trilogy series. An all-around word geek, she loves book arts and art books, poetry and paper crafts, though she also dabbles at egg painting, bonsai gardening, and hosting game nights for family and friends.
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We Are Not Free

ISBN 9780358131434 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

From New York Times best-selling and acclaimed author Traci Chee comes We Are Not Free, the collective account of a tight-knit group of young Nisei, second-generation Japanese American citizens, whose lives are irrevocably changed by the mass U.S. incarcerations of World War II. More about this book >

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Traci Chee

Traci Chee is the New York Times bestselling author of The Reader Trilogy series. An all-around word geek, she loves book arts and art books, poetry and paper crafts, though she also dabbles at egg painting, bonsai gardening, and hosting game nights for family and friends. She studied literature and creative writing at University of California, Santa Cruz and earned an MA from San Francisco State University. Traci grew up in a small town with more cows than people, and now feels most at home in the mountains, scaling switchbacks and happening upon hidden highland lakes. She lives in California with her fast dog.

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