One of Japan's most lauded authors explains why genre distinctions don't concern him and how the March 2011 disaster made him realize he's a "political" writer. In-person at Asia Society New York May 3.
The third issue of the acclaimed Japanese-American literary journal is the most cosmopolitan and wide-ranging yet. Panel discussion with Paul Auster and Charles Simic this Saturday, May 4, at Asia Society New York.
Japan's master translator, a one-man conduit between American and Japanese literature, shares his thoughts on both literary cultures. Shibata appears with a panel of American and Japanese writers at Asia Society New York this Sunday, May 6.
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