Tue, Dec 05|
How Japanese Stories Hook the World
Join JSB as we celebrate the launch of Volume 4 of MONKEY: New Writing from Japan
Time & Location
Dec 05, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
About the event
Join JSB as we celebrate the launch of Volume 4 of MONKEY: New Writing from Japan. MONKEY is the only annual English-language magazine of Japanese literature and art, creating a bridge between Japanese and American writers/readers to showcase the best in contemporary Japanese fiction in English translation, as well as other works both old and new by writers, artists, and translators.
Our program will be moderated by Roland Kelts, Tokyo-based Japanese-American writer, editor, lecturer, scholar, and longtime author of our Letters from Tokyo series. As a major contributing editor of the magazine, Kelts will lead a conversation with Motoyuki Shibata, Founding Editor of MONKEY, and Satoshi Kitamura, contributing illustrator, to discuss the appeal of Japanese literature around the world, and the important mission of the team at MONKEY. Enjoy a bilingual reading of a few excerpts from the recent publication and learn more about these artists and their work!
Check out MONKEY's website: monkeymagazine.org
This is a free, hour-long presentation hosted on Zoom.