MONKEY New Writing from Japan

Volume 4: MUSIC

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Pub Date 14 Nov 2023 | Archive Date 04 Jan 2024
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MONKEY New Writing from Japan is an annual anthology that showcases the best of contemporary Japanese literature. Volume 4 celebrates MUSIC, as we welcome the post-pandemic flourishing of artistic expression. MONKEY offers short fiction and poetry by writers such as Hideo Furukawa, Mieko Kawakami, Haruki Murakami, Hiromi Kawakami, Aoko Matsuda, and Hiroko Oyamada; graphic stories by Satoshi Kitamura; new translations of modern classics; and contributions from American authors Stuart Dybek, Kevin Brockmeier, and more. 

MONKEY New Writing from Japan is an annual anthology that showcases the best of contemporary Japanese literature. Volume 4 celebrates MUSIC, as we welcome the post-pandemic flourishing of artistic...


A Note From the Publisher

Other Contributors include:
Kaori Fujino, Hideo Furukawa, Mimi Hachikai, Toshiko Hirata, Iko Idogawa, Taruho Inagaki, Seiko Ito, Hiromi Kawakami, Mieko Kawakami, Satoshi Kitamura, Aoko Matsuda, Mizuki Misumi, Haruki Murakami, Sayaka Osaki, Hiroko Oyamada, Kyohei Sakaguchi, Tomoka Shibasaki, Shii, Makoto Takayanagi, Ichiyo Higuchi, Midori Osaki, Kevin Brockmeier, Stuart Dybek, Sawako Nakayasu, Rob Winger, Jeffrey Angles, Polly Barton, David Boyd, Andrew Campana, Chris Corker, Michael Emmerich, Ted Goossen, Kendall Heitzman, Lisa Hofmann-Kuroda, Sam Malissa, Margaret Mitsutani, Jay Rubin, Laurel Taylor, Asa Yoneda, Hitomi Yoshio

Other Contributors include:
Kaori Fujino, Hideo Furukawa, Mimi Hachikai, Toshiko Hirata, Iko Idogawa, Taruho Inagaki, Seiko Ito, Hiromi Kawakami, Mieko Kawakami, Satoshi Kitamura, Aoko Matsuda...


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”

—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 Zorrie

“A sampler of Japanese literature in translation that gives you tastes of varied, sumptuous flavors.”

—Eric Margolis, Tokyo Weekender

“MONKEY is the coolest magazine in the world. It has the coolest new and classic Japanese writers, and some extremely cool English-language writers too. Its graphics are also extremely cool. Whether you read MONKEY in Japanese or in English, you will be, at least for the duration of your reading, quite cool too.”

—Rebecca Brown, author of The Gifts of the Body 

“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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