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Monkey Business: Japan/America Writers’ Dialogue 2014

Time & Location

May 3
Asia Society (New York, NY)


Join a lively conversation between contemporary Japanese and American authors. Continuing an on-going collaboration with Pen World Voice, Japan Foundation, and A Public Space, Asia Society is delighted to be hosting another international dialogue, curated and moderated by the co-founders and editors of Monkey Business, Motoyuki Shibata and Ted Goossen. This year genre-bending novelist Laird Hunt (Kind One, 2012), and Matthew Sharpe (You Were Wrong, 2010) come together with Akutagawa Award-winning novelist Toh EnJoe (Harlequin’s Butterfly) and Fukushima-born Hideo Furukawa, Belka, Why Don’t You Bark? (translated by Michael Emmerich) for a provocative a cross-cultural encounter exploring the writer’s voice in Japanese and English.

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