#TuesdayThought: Julie Otsuka


By Paulette Beete
quote by Julie Otsuka

"I transitioned to writing after failing as a painter, and I do recommend failure. I think it's a very good experience for anyone to go through." — Julie Otsuka



Learn more about author Julie Otsuka—author of the NEA Big Read title When the Emperor Was Divine—and the other writers who are part of the NEA Big Read library here