Anri Wheeler

Anri Wheeler is a writer, DEI educator at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and mother to three strong daughters. She is a graduate of GrubStreet’s Memoir Incubator and VONA, and is working on a memoir about race, class, and motherhood. More at

Anri Wheeler


Turning Red & What It Means To “See Yourself” In A Movie

I wish I’d had this movie growing up. I’m so glad my daughters do now.


What Gets Lost If I Don't Pass On My Mother's Language To My Children?

I have been mothered in Japanese. I worry how I will pass it all down to my girls who don’t speak the language.