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New York (NY)

Monkey Business: Japan/America: Writers’ Dialogue 2013

Time & Location

May 4
Asia Society (New York, NY)


Award-winning author Paul Auster and poet Charles Simic join Gen’ichiro Takahashi, one of Japan’s leading novelists and critics, and Mina Ishikawa, a fresh new voice in tanka poetry, for an intriguing and original cross-cultural encounter between American and Japanese writers. The conversation will be facilitated by eminent translators Ted Goossen and Motoyuki Shibata, editors of Monkey Business the acclaimed English-language anthology of newly translated Japanese writing. Followed by a book sale and signing.

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