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Nevin Thompson · November, 2020

Nevin Thompson is Japan Editor and Social Media Manager for Global Voices. He is a translator, writer, and journalist, and has been connected to Japan for more than 25 years. With the social media team, Nevin also provides marketing management support for Global Voices.

Nevin currently lives and works on an island off the West Coast of Canada, and spends about three months each year with his family in Tsuruga, a small city on the Japan Sea Coast, just north of Kyoto.

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