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Japanese Writers and Iowa: Japanese IWP Writers in English

To Find English Translations

If you are interested in which Japanese IWP writers' works have been translated into English, try these translation works databases. These databases are not a full-text database.

These databases are not comprehensive. Japanese Literature in Translation Search List Search doesn't include online publications.

 

Also search OCLC WorldCat. The database often includes table of contents of anthologies and edited books. You may find additional English translations of the IWP writers or works about them in the database.

Online Reference Sources

Kyoko Nakajima IWP '09 中島京子

Kyoko Nakajima is featured in "In Their Own Words" section in Japanese Book News, spring 2016.

Her bio on J-Lit website: http://www.booksfromjapan.jp/authors/authors/item/21-kyoko-nakajima

English Translations of Nakajima Kyoko's Works:

Updated: 5/3/2016

Kyoko Yoshida IWP '05 吉田恭子

Her website in English: http://kyokoyoshida.net/index/Bio.html

Yoshida Kyoko's Works in English:

Updated: 5/3/2016

Kiwao Nomura IWP '05 野村喜和夫

His bio in Contemporary Authors Online: "Kiwao Nomura", in Contemporary Authors Online. (A profile of the author's life and works) Icon

English Translations of Nomura Kiwao's Work(s):

Updated: 12/15/2014

Masahiko Shimada IWP '04 島田雅彦

His bio on J-Lit website: http://www.booksfromjapan.jp/authors/item/289-masahiko-shimada

English Translations of Shimada Masahiko's Works:

Updated: 5/6/2016

Gozo Yoshimasu IWP '04 吉増剛造 

His bio in Contemporary Authors Online: "Gozo Yoshimasu", in Contemporary Authors Online. (A profile of the author's life and works) Icon

English Translations of Gōzō Yoshimasu's Works:

Updated: 12/15/2014

Minae Mizumura IWP '03 水村美苗

Her bio on J-Lit website: http://www.booksfromjapan.jp/authors/item/435-minae-mizumura

English Translations of Mizumura Minae's Work(s):

Updated: 12/15/2014

So Aono IWP '92 青野聰

His bio on J-Lit website: http://www.booksfromjapan.jp/authors/item/384-so-aono

English Translations of Aono Sō's Work(s):

Updated: 5/31/2013

Kiyohiro Miura IWP '91 三浦清宏

English Translations of  Miura Kiyohiro's Works:

Updated: 12/15/2013

Hisaki Matsuura IWP '89 松浦寿輝

His bio on J-Lit website: http://www.booksfromjapan.jp/authors/item/561-hisaki-matsuura

English Translations of  Matsuura Hisaki's Work(s):

Updated: 12/15/2013

Takashi Hiraide IWP '85 平出隆

His bio on J-Lit website: http://www.booksfromjapan.jp/authors/authors/item/2081-takashi-hiraide

His official website: via takashi hiraide Records section in English.

English Translations of Hiraide Takashi's Work(s):

Updated: 5/31/2013

Ben Shozu IWP '80 正津勉

English Translations of Shōzu Ben's Work(s):

Updated: 5/31/2013

Kenji Nakagami IWP '82 中上健次

His bio on J-Lit website: http://www.booksfromjapan.jp/authors/item/1087-kenji-nakagami

English Translations of  Nakagami Kenji's Works:

Some book(s) about Nakagami in English:

Updated: 12/15/2013

Minako Oba IWP '80 大庭みな子

Her bio on J-Lit website: http://www.booksfromjapan.jp/authors/item/261-minako-oba

English Translations of Ōba Minako's Works:

Not in the UI Libraries:

  • "The sea change" in Japanese literature today, 5

Updated: 5/21/2013

Tetsuji Nakagami IWP '79 中上哲夫

English Translations of Nakagami Tetsuo's Work(s):

Updated: 12/15/2014

Sachiko Yoshihara IWP '78 吉原幸子

English Translations of Yoshihara Sachiko's Works:

Not in the UI Libraries:

  • "Refuse" and "Starting" in Poetry Nippon, 35.
  • 3 poems in Poetry Nippon, 72.
  • "To J." in Poetry Nippon, 73-74.

Updated: 12/15/2014

Ikuko Atsumi IWP '75 渥美育子

English Translations of Atsumi Ikuko's Works:

Updated: 5/31/2013

Kazuko Shiraishi IWP '73 白石かずこ

Her bio in Contemporary Authors Online: "Kazuko Shiraishi", in Contemporary Authors Online. (A profile of the author's life and works) Icon

English Translations of Shiraishi Kazuko's Works:

Updated: 5/31/2013

 

Hajime Kijima IWP '72 木島始

His bio on J-Lit website: http://www.booksfromjapan.jp/authors/authors/item/1259-hajime-kijima

English Translations of Kijima Hajime's Works:

Updated: 5/31/2013

Hiroshi Osada IWP '71 長田弘

English Translations of Osada Hiroshi's Works:

Updated: 5/31/2013

Ryuichi Tamura IWP '67 田村隆一

English Translations of Tamura Ryūichi's Works:

Updated: 5/31/2013

Hatsuyoshi Tauchi IWP '67 田内初義

English Translations of Tauchi Hatsuyoshi's Work(s):

Updated: 5/31/2013