This week’s Japan Times ‘Essentials’ piece is about Kenzaburo Oe’s A Personal Matter. Oe is one of only two Japanese writers to win the Nobel Prize for Literature and is, in my opinion, one of the finest and most important writers at work today.
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Turnstile, The Making of …
The evolution of a short story can be a bizarre path. This month a flash story I wrote, Turnstile, is included in Eastlit Magazine. I’m really pleased to finally get this story accepted because it’s been with me a long time, and not always in a good way. When I first came to Japan in 2005Continue reading “Turnstile, The Making of …”