Traci Kato-Kiriyama (they+she), residing on Tongva land, is the author of Navigating With(out) Instruments (The Accomplices/Writ Large Press); a principal writer/performer of PULLproject Ensemble (TALES OF CLAMOR, NEFA awarded); Director/Co-Founder of Tuesday Night Project (presenter of Tuesday Night Café, the longest-running Asian American public arts series in the nation); a core artist with Vigilant Love; an organizer on the Nikkei Progressives/NCRR Reparations Committee; a member of the Okaeri Nikkei LGBTQ+ Network; and for over the past 25 years, has toured extensively to hundreds of venues throughout the country as a writer/author, performer/actor, storyteller, theatre deviser, educator, and arts & culture and community organizing consultant.

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