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a piece of music

a piece of poetry

a piece of... cake?

Let's have a slice together!


Discovering music, poetry, art, and creative spaces across New York & Tokyo.

My Story

My Story

Ashley Tsuruoka is a writer of words & sounds from NYC living in Tokyo. Her collaborative poetry projects, research papers, and immersive music-poetry pieces have been presented in the USA and Japan, including ICMC 2019 in New York, ELO Conference & Media Arts Festival 2020 in Florida, and Inter BEE 2021 & 2022 in Chiba, Japan. As a performing artist, she performs music and poetry pieces around New York and most recently, Shibuya WWW in Tokyo.

​Ashley pursued studies in creative & professional writing and received a Masters in music from New York University. She has written articles, press releases, and biographies for artists, musicians, and creative organizations. As a teaching artist, she organizes group poetry workshops for children to nurture a natural enjoyment for reading and self-expression through words and art. Ashley is currently writing a book of digital poetry.

Ashley in Tokyo

​Poetry Projects & Events

Poetry Projects & Events

Art Discovery Blog

Art Blog
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