Workshop with Louise Heal Kawai

SCBWI Japan Translation Day on October 20, 2018, in Yokohama will feature a workshop by Louise Heal Kawai, translator of Ms. Ice Sandwich by Mieko Kawakami. Ms. Kawakami is described in the Japan Times this month as “one of Japan’s brightest stars . . . set to explode across the global skies of literature.” 

SWETers can attend Translation Day at member price. October 8 is the deadline for advance registrations and translations of short, selected text by Mieko Kawakami for Louise Heal Kawai’s workshop. Email SCBWI to register and request the text.

Translation Day will also feature Takami Nieda, translator of the novel Go by Kazuki Kaneshiro, and Adam Freudenheim, publisher and managing director at Pushkin Press (both appearing via prerecorded Skype) as well as translator Yumiko Sakuma and author Holly Thompson discussing US/UK middle grade, young adult, and adult book categories. 

The full schedule for Translation Day is available.

Please join SWET and SCBWI colleagues for this day of presentations, workshops, and conversation.