Nikiko

Nikiko Masumoto in a photograph by Gosia Wozniacka.

Nikiko Masumoto will make a visit to Reedley College on Jan. 29 at the Forum Hall. The event will begin at 7 p.m.

Nikiko works alongside her father, David Mas Masumoto on the family farm to grow organic peaches, nectarines and grapes. 

She is a self described "agrarian artist" and attended UC Berkeley where she studied Gender and Women's Studies. In 2011, she completed a Masters in Performance as Public Practice at the University of Texas, Austin.

Her first book was published in 2013 and is called "The Perfect Peach." It was co-authored with Marcy and David Mas Masumoto. According to Masumoto.com, the book was selected by USA Today as one of the 10 best summer cookbooks of 2013 as well as picked by Oprah to be one the best cookbooks of 2013.

Nikiko and  her father, Mas Masumoto also co-wrote, Changing Season: A Father, A Daughter, A Family Farm. That book was published in 2016.

Nikiko will be reading portions of her book as well and have a question and answer session and a book signing. The event is presented by the Reedley College Literary Arts program and is free to the public. 

For more information on the event contact 559-638-0300, ext 3423.

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