Updates

2013 PEN World Voices Festival

The schedule for the 2013 PEN World Voices Festival has been announced with quite an impressive lineup this year. Monkey Business International returns with volume 3…

Fuminori Nakamura in U.S. for Author Tour

In celebration of Fuminori Nakamura’s nomination for the 2013 L.A. Times Book Prize for his existential thriller, The Thief, Japan Society will host a special Author Luncheon and dialogue with the author…

Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize

The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) invites publishers and translators to nominate book-length translations into English of Asian poetry or source texts from Zen Buddhism for the Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize…

Writer Donald Richie dies at 88

Author Donald Richie, whom many credit with bringing the world’s attention to Japanese cinema, has died in Tokyo at the age of 88…