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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.


If you’ve been checking in on More Things Japanese over the past month and noticed there haven’t been many posts… It’s because I took a bit of time off to work. With a few special projects I haven’t had the time it takes to edit photos, write, and create quality blog posts. I should be able to get back to sharing more of Japan with you very soon. In the mean time, I want to share some informati... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.95 · 79 ratings · 35 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
Samurai Awakening
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 61 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Revenge of the Akuma Clan
4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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