"morin's wit can be delicious" —Canberra Times, Australia
“i take heart from her ethereal intuition: true love is what eventually will separate man from vegetable.” —andreas bergsten, swedish psychologist
"about time some serious writers and artists grappling with the biggest issue of our time--maybe all time. this story shows that engagement is fully underway!" —bill mckibben, founder 350.org
Born on a crest of sixties optimism, JL Morin grew up in inner-city Detroit. She proffered moral support while her parents sacrificed all to a failed system. Wondering what the Japanese were doing right, she decamped to Tokyo. JL Morin's writing draws on a breadth of experience. She traded derivatives in New York while studying nights for her MBA at New York University's Stern School of Business; worked for the Federal Reserve Bank posted to the 103rd floor of the World Trade Center; presented the news as a TV broadcaster; and is adjunct faculty at Boston University.