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Tokyo, November 10: Kimitachi wa do ikiru ka? From Showa Classic to Manga, with Wendy Uchimura

Tokyo, November 10: Kimitachi wa do ikiru ka? From Showa Classic to Manga, with Wendy Uchimura

Date: Nov 10, 2018 (Saturday)

Time: 2:00-5:00 p.m. 

Place: Book House Cafe, Jinbocho, Tokyo  http://bookhousecafe.jp/

This talk will introduce Yoshino Genzaburo’s Kimitachi wa do ikiru ka? (How Do You Live?), which is the inspiration behind a future Hayao Miyazaki movie of the same title. Learn about the background to this story of Copel-kun learning to think for himself with the guidance of his uncle and through experiences... more

SWET Travel Writing Meet-up 2

SWET Travel Writing Meet-up 2

Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 (Wednesday)

Time: 7:00–9:00 p.m. Location: Gulliver Room, Book House Café (Jimbocho, Tokyo)

https://www.bookhousecafe.jp/

Come out Jinbocho subway exit A1, turn right and walk about 15 meters to the Kitazawa Building. Look for the SWET sign.

Fee: Free for SWET members, ¥1,000 for non-members

RSVP: Space is limited, so please contact Rob Goss in advance if you plan to attend.

The new travel writing... more

SWET Tokyo Summer Party and Art Exhibit, August 5, 2018 (Sunday) at Rikugien Garden

SWET Tokyo Summer Party and Art Exhibit, August 5, 2018 (Sunday) at Rikugien Garden

Time:  1:00–4:00 p.m. Place: Shinsentei teahouse, Rikugien, Komagome, Tokyo (see below for details) Fee: The event itself is free of charge, but there is a 300-yen admission fee to enter the Rikugien grounds. Potluck: Please bring one dish and drinks to contribute to a late lunch. (Paper plates and cups, chopsticks, forks, and napkins will be provided) RSVP: Please let us know if you are coming so... more

Travel Writing Meet-up and Workshop (Tokyo): July 19

Travel Writing Meet-up and Workshop (Tokyo): July 19

Please note this was originally scheduled for July 18 but is now on July 19 because of event space availability.

Date: July 19, 2018 (Thurs.) Time: 7:00–9:00 p.m. 

Location: Tokyo (Book House Café, Jimbocho, 1F Gulliver Room) http://bookhousecafe.jp/ Come out Jinbocho subway exit A1, turn right and walk about 15 meters to the Kitazawa Building. Look for the SWET sign.

RSVP: Materials will be sent out prior to the meeting,... more

July 19 SWET Travel Writing Meet-up and Workshop (Tokyo)

July 19 SWET Travel Writing Meet-up and Workshop (Tokyo)

Please note this was originally scheduled for July 18 but is now on July 19 because of event space availability.

Date: July 19, 2018 (Thurs.) Time: 7:00–9:00 p.m. 

Location: Tokyo (Book House Café, Jimbocho, 2F Gulliver Room) http://bookhousecafe.jp/ Come out Jinbocho subway exit A1, turn right and walk about 15 meters to the Kitazawa Building. Look for the SWET sign.

RSVP: Materials will be sent out prior to the meeting,... more

SWET Talk Shop, June 20 (Wed.): The Multitasking Editor

SWET Talk Shop, June 20 (Wed.): The Multitasking Editor

Special guest Alan Gleason

Time: 6:00–9:00 p.m. Discussion starts at 7:00. Place (new venue): Book House Cafe, Jinbocho http://bookhousecafe.jp/ See website for map; come out Jinbocho subway exit A1, turn right and walk about 15 meters to the Kitazawa Building. We will be on the ground floor at the back, beyond the children's books. Look for the SWET sign. Fee: Free of charge. The first hour is for catching up... more