Eating Wild Japan: Behind the Scenes

SWET Talk Shop via Zoom
With Winifred Bird
Moderator: Jeanette Fukao

Date: May 23 (Sun.), 2021

Time: 10:00–12:00 JST (meeting opens at 9:30 a.m.)
Interview first hour; Q&A second hour

Writer, editor, and translator Winnie Bird, currently based in Illinois, will talk about her book, Eating Wild Japan, just out from Stone Bridge Press. After a slide show of the plants, dishes she has made, and other images, she’ll talk especially on the technical aspects of creating the book, from the research phase to the writing, publishing and promotion, and will also give us some insights for our better appreciation of these plants.

Interviewer Jeanette Fukao, artist, poet, writer, teacher based in Shiga prefecture brings her fascination with the plants of Japan and the inspiration they provide to her questions for Winnie.