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Two SWET Members Win Japan-US Friendship Prize!

Two SWET Members Win Japan-US Friendship Prize!

Congratulations to SWET members Janine Beichman (Tsukuba) and Matt Treyvaud (Chigasaki) on the awards for their recently published translations!

The Donald Keene Center of Japanese Culture announced winners selected by the jury for this year’s Japan-United States Friendship Commission Prize for the Translation of Japanese Literature and Lindsley and Masao Miyoshi Translation Prize on November 15, 2019.

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SWET Talk Shop: How to Be Happily, Successfully Self-Employed

SWET Talk Shop: How to Be Happily, Successfully Self-Employed

Special Guest: Ruth Stevens

Date: November 20, 2019 (Wed.) Time: 6:00–9:00 p.m. (Talk begins at 7:00) Place: Book House Cafe, Jinbocho, Second Floor Osetsushitsu http://bookhousecafe.jp/ See website for map; come out Jinbocho subway exit A1, turn right and walk about 15 meters to the Kitazawa Building. Please take the elevator or stairs to the second floor on the left side of the building. We will be... more

SWET Talk Shop, Writing about Japan for the General Reader: A Workshop

SWET Talk Shop, Writing about Japan for the General Reader: A Workshop

Date: October 26 (Sat.), 2019

Time: Writing Clinic 3:00–5:00; Discussion 5:00–6:00 p.m.

Place: Book House Café, Jinbocho, First Floor Gulliver Room http://bookhousecafe.jp/

See website for map; come out Jinbocho subway exit A1, turn right and walk about 15 meters to the Kitazawa Building. Look for the SWET signs.

Fee: Free of charge. Food and drink available at the café (see the “Menu” at the Book House... more

Editors Canada Second International Conference, June 2020

Editors Canada Second International Conference, June 2020

Editors Canada is pleased to announce that next year we will host our second international conference. The conference will take place from June 19 to 21, 2020, at Le Centre Sheraton hotel in Montreal, Quebec.

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Our second international conference will once again welcome editors from around the world to participate in a diverse and informative program.

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Japan Writers Conference, October 12–13, Tokyo

Japan Writers Conference, October 12–13, Tokyo

Despite the huge typhoon, the 2019 Japan Writers Conference was held at Meiji Gakuin University in Tokyo’s Minato ward on Sunday, October 13. Presenters and attendees from all over Japan and from as far away as Cyprus and Israel gathered to share and learn. Details, presentation abstracts, and program schedule are available on the JWC website. Co-organizers John Gribble and Karen McGee... more

Editors Canada Conference: Last Chance to Register

Editors Canada Conference: Last Chance to Register

 

Last chance to register for the Editors Canada 40th anniversary conference!

https://www.editors.ca/

And note their cool “Interactive Timeline” introducing their history, and see the full schedule of the conference online.

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