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Monkey New Writing from Japan: Volume 3: Crossings

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Monkey New Writing from Japan: Volume 3: Crossings

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For
readers who want to be introduced to exciting contemporary Japanese writers,
especially women (Mieko Kawakami, Aoko Matsuda, and more)
.


MONKEY New Writing from Japan is an
annual anthology that showcases the best of contemporary Japanese literature. Volume
3 celebrates CROSSINGS: Transitioning Out of the Pandemic, we are inspired by
stories of transformation and the joyful play between Japanese and Western
literatures. MONKEY offers short fiction and poetry by writers such as Mieko
Kawakami, Haruki Murakami, Hiromi Kawakami, and Aoko Matsuda; a graphic
narrative by Satoshi Kitamura; and contributions from Stuart Dybek and Matthew
Sharpe.

TEDGOOSSEN teaches Japanese literature and film at York University in Toronto. Heis the editor of The Oxford Book ofJapanese Short Stories. He translated Haruki Murakami's Wind/Pinball and The Strange Library, and co-translated (with Philip Gabriel) Men Without Women and Killing Commendatore. His translationsof Hiromi Kawakami's People from MyNeighborhood (Granta Books and Soft Skull Press) and Naoya Shiga's Reconciliation (Canongate) werepublished in 2020. MOTOYUKI SHIBATA translates American literatureand runs the Japanese literary journal MONKEY.He has translated Paul Auster, Rebecca Brown, Stuart Dybek, Steve Erickson, Brian Evenson, Laird Hunt, Kelly Link, Steven Millhauser, and Richard Powers, among others. His translation of Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was a bestseller in Japan in 2018.Among his recent translations is Eric McCormack's Cloud.

ISBN: 9781737625339

ISBN-10: 9781737625339

Publisher: Stone Bridge Press

Publication Date: 01/10/2023 - 12:00am

On Sale: 11/22/2022 - 12:00am

Pages: 176

Language: English

Categories

World Literature - Japan

Anthologies (multiple authors)