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Benjamin Martin was born in Phoenix, Arizona. He studied Japanese Language, Culture, and History at the University of Arizona before joining the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme in 2008. He taught English on small islands in Okinawa for five years before starting work with the Okinawa Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Demonstration Facility. His manuscript was a semi-finalist in the 2011 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award competition and Samurai Awakening won the 2013 Crystal Kite award for the Asia/Middle East/India region.

His experiences working with students on small islands has greatly influenced his writing and strengthened his desire to help promote communication and exchange between East and West.


Tyhpoon Vongfang has been blowing its way through Okinawa this weekend. While the media has been hyping it as the strongest storm this year, the majority of the fury was spent over open seas. While there have been strong winds since early Friday morning, and Okinawa is still in the *red* zone, the danger has mostly passed since the typhoon has weakened to category 1. As for Kumejima, were all s... Read more of this blog post »
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Samurai Awakening
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Revenge of the Akuma Clan
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