Based in Tokyo, Japan. Members include people working in the three professions of writing, editing, and translating, and also in teaching, research, rewriting, design and production, copywriting, and other areas related to the written word. Most members live in Japan, but members can be located in any country, and many members are former residents of Japan
This group does not have any messages yet.
Judith Clancy at home in her remodeled machiya-style house (click to enlarge)
Long-time Kyoto resident Judith Clancy answers questions about the ups and downs of publishing her go-to guide for savoring the distinctive culture of Kyoto, and what she learned from the process. Her publisher, Stone Bridge Press owner Peter Goodman, tells the book’s tale from the editorial point of view; photographer Ben Simmons adds his story along with a sampling of his fine photographs, a few of which...
Tales of Old Japanese, by Hugh Ashton, with illustrations by Nikki McBroom. Published by Inknbeans Press 2012. E-book version in different formats from Smashwords, Kindle Store, Kobo, etc. Printed version from Amazon, etc. 79pp, ISBN 978-1-524-3028-7
Reviewed by Mark Smith
Hugh Ashton is well known to SWET members as a successful technical writer and author. Two of his works, Tales of Old Japanese, and one of his Sherlock Holmes stories, will be published as English-language readers by...
SWET member Susanne Kamata's young adult novel, Gadget Girl: The Art of Being Invisible, was recently awarded the Grand Prize at the 2013 Paris Book Festival. Kamata will receive $1500 cash and a flight to Paris where she will be honored at a private reception at the end of May. The book also won the top prize in the Young Adult division.
The Paris Book Festival is an annual competition honoring the best of international publishing. The Festival judges praised the book's "delightful blend...
Details are available on the JAT website, but it's time to Register Now!
JAT is holding its 24th annual Japanese-English translation conference on June 1 and 2, 2013 at the Hawaii Imin International Conference Center (East-West Center), Honolulu. The official IJET-24 program starts with a Hawaiian-style blessing, followed by a plenary session on “The Contribution of Japanese Dialects to Hawaiian Pidgin.”
The concurrent breakout sessions on Saturday afternoon and all day Sunday will cover...
Fine Line Press: New Writers, Lyrical Stories is holding a Book Picnic in Yoyogi Park from 12 noon on Sunday, May 26, 2013. Graham Bathgate, the publisher, will be there along with some of his authors, including Mary King author of Japan on Foot (foreword by Donald Richie), a book about the 7,500-km walk she made through Japan. Mary King spoke to SWET in May of 2012 about her book as well as the 7,500-km. "roving reporter" walk she made from Hokkaido to Okinawa.
Do come along to Yoyogi Park...