16 January 2018
A Long Journey to Mercy: Joy Kogawa’s Gently to Nagasaki by Irene Sywenky, was originally published in Confluences 2: Essays on the New Canadian Literature. It appears on Salon .ll. by kind permission of Mawenzi House. Joy Kogawa's most recent work, Gently to Nagasaki (2016), is a memoir that connects with many of the themes she has developed in her earlier books on Japanese-Canadians.