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Sumie Tsuboi

Sumie Tsuboi

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Born in Nagoya, Japan, Sumie Tsuboi visited several English-Speaking countries in her English studies, including the US Territory of Guam, England, and Canada. In 1997 she came to the US to study English full time where she met her then husband-to-be, science fiction writer and college student David L. Burkhead. After graduating from the English as a Second Language program she moved to Indiana where she continued her studies both in English and in Computer Engineering Technology. Soon after graduation she obtained employment at Subaru of Indiana Automotive where she puts her knowledge of twin cultures to use acting as a liaison between the Japanese and American halves of the company.