MONKEY New Writing from Japan

Volume 2: TRAVEL

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Pub Date 28 Dec 2021 | Archive Date 18 Jan 2022
MONKEY, Stone Bridge Press

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MONKEY New Writing from Japan is an annual anthology that showcases the best of contemporary Japanese literature. Volume 2 celebrates TRAVEL -- we may not be able to travel much during this second year of the pandemic, but we can travel in our imaginations. MONKEY offers short fiction and poetry by writers such as Mieko Kawakami, Haruki Murakami, Hideo Furukawa, Hiromi Kawakami, Aoko Matsuda, and Kyohei Sakaguchi; new translations of modern classics; a graphic narrative by Satoshi Kitamura; and contributions from American writers such as Brian Evenson and Laird Hunt.

MONKEY New Writing from Japan is an annual anthology that showcases the best of contemporary Japanese literature. Volume 2 celebrates TRAVEL -- we may not be able to travel much during this second...


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Other Contributors
Authors living in Japan: Hideo Furukawa, Hiromi Ito, Seiko Ito, Hiromi Kawakami, Mieko Kawakami, Satoshi Kitamura, Jun’ichi Konuma, Aoko Matsuda, Taki Monma, Haruki Murakami, Hiroko Oyamada, Kyohei Sakaguchi, Tomoka Shibasaki, Kikuko Tsumura Japanese authors (deceased) of “modern classics” in Vol. 2: Yasunari Kawabata, Tatsuhiko Shibusawa, Yuko Tsushima Authors in the U.S.: Brian Evenson (Santa Clarita, CA), Laird Hunt (Providence, RI), Eric McCormack (Kingston, Canada), and Barry Yourgrau (Jackson Heights, NY) Translators: Jeffrey Angles (Kalamazoo, MI), Polly Barton (Bristol, UK), Sam Bett (Portland, ME), David Boyd (Charlotte, NC), Rose Bundy (Kalamazoo, MI), Andrew Campana (Ithaca, NY), Michael Emmerich (LA, CA), Morgan Giles (London, UK), Ted Goossen (Toronto, Canada), Sam Malissa (Brooklyn, NY), Jay Rubin (Seattle, WA), Jordan A.Y. Smith (Tokyo, Japan), Hitomi Yoshio (Tokyo, Japan)

Other Contributors
Authors living in Japan: Hideo Furukawa, Hiromi Ito, Seiko Ito, Hiromi Kawakami, Mieko Kawakami, Satoshi Kitamura, Jun’ichi Konuma, Aoko Matsuda, Taki Monma, Haruki Murakami, Hiroko...


Advance Praise

MONKEY is more fun than anything called literature has a right to be. Some of the most imaginative writing in the world just so happens to hail from Japan.”
—Roland Kelts, Nikkei Asia

“An astonishment, by turns playful and profound, that makes you wish it were monthly.”
—Junot Diaz, author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

MONKEY is full of deep, funny, wild, scary, fabulous, moving, surprising, brilliant work.”
—Laird Hunt, author of Neverhome

MONKEY is more fun than anything called literature has a right to be. Some of the most imaginative writing in the world just so happens to hail from Japan.”
—Roland Kelts, Nikkei Asia

“An...


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