Anne Matsumoto Stewart

Anne Matsumoto Stewart is a professional Japanese language instructor with more than 25 years of experience. She has taught at all levels, from kindergarten through university. After earning an M.A. in linguistics from the University of Hawaii, Honolulu, she went on to pursue further graduate studies in Japanese pedagogy at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. She then went to Cornell University, where she earned another M.A., in Japanese literature. She is the author of All About Katakana, Kodansha's Hiragana Workbook and Kodansha's Katakana Workbook (all from Kodansha International), and the coauthor of several volumes of the Total Japanese series (Waseda University). She is a member of both the Association of Teachers of Japanese and the National Council of Japanese Language Teachers, and currently teaches and resides in Seattle.