2013 PEN World Voices Festival

3 April 2013

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…

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Fuminori Nakamura in U.S. for Author Tour

2 April 2013

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…

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Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize

26 March 2013

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…

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The Thief by Fuminori Nakamura nominated for L.A. Times Book Prize

21 February 2013

The Thief by Fuminori Nakamura, translated by Satoko Izumo and Stephen Coates (Soho Crime), has been nominated for an L.A. Times Book Prize…

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Writer Donald Richie dies at 88

20 February 2013

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

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The Bridge presents Stephen Snyder and Allison Markin Powell

7 February 2013

If you’re in New York City on February 21st…
The Bridge presents Stephen Snyder and Allison Markin Powell…

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The Briefcase by Hiromi Kawakami shortlisted for Man Asian Literary Prize

9 January 2013

The Briefcase by Hiromi Kawakami (translated by me) (Counterpoint Press) has been shortlisted for the the 2012 Man Asian Literary Prize…

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