Anne Crescini is a speaker, writer, teacher and blogger based in Fukuoka Prefecture. She is most well-known for her bilingual blog, アンちゃんから見るニッポン、which has thousand of readers all over Japan. In her blog, which she writes in Hakata dialect and English, she writes about language and culture, using personal experiences and observations from her 17 years in Japan. Anne has also written 12 books, on topics ranging from Japanese culture to English language learning. She has published several academic papers on Japanese English, which is her research specialty. She has been teaching communication, presentation and writing classes at the University of Kitakyushu for 15 years. Anne lives in the city of Munakata with her photographer husband and three daughters. In her rare free time, she enjoys trying crazy things for blog material, baking cookies, eating peanut butter, and exercise. She is crazy about Japan.