Amy Chavez has been a columnist with The Japan Times since 1997. Her feature articles have been published in magazines around the world including Japan, the UK, US, Canada, Indonesia and New Zealand. She lives on Shiraishi Island, a small island of just 580 people in Japan's Seto Inland Sea where she and her husband run the Moooo! Bar (world's first bar for cows!) on the beach in the summertime.
Listen to an interview with Amy by Dot Cannon of "Over Coffee" radio show where they talk about running the Shikoku Pilgrimage and learning to live life on your own terms:
See the Running the Shikoku Pilgrimage book trailer at:
Past book signings: LA Times Festival of Books, Los Angeles, CA; Koyasan Buddhist Temple, Los Angeles, CA; "Four Stories," Osaka, Japan, Good Day Books Tokyo, Foreign Correspondents' Club Japan, Tokyo, Society of Writers,Editors,Translators in Kobe, Japan.