Articles tagged Japan
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Literature as a Third Eye

By Hideo Furukawa | January 10, 2018 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Having two eyes prevents us from simplifying things, from seeing everything around us two-dimensionally. I guess you could say that seeing through two eyes is what makes us human.

Ashok and Miho Get Optimistic

By Ashok Kondabolu | July 21, 2017 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Ashok speaks to Miho Hatori of Cibo Matto about her new creative endeavors, Tokyo versus New York, and what gets lost in translation.

What Makes Pussy So Problematic?

By Rokudenashiko | May 18, 2016 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

The story behind Japanese artist Rokudenashiko’s arrest for her vagina-inspired sculptures

The Bridge at No Gun Ri

By Molly Gaudry | August 11, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

“I didn’t care whether they understood me, then I said, ‘Hello, hello,’ again, soldiers climbed out of their foxholes and looked at me, they couldn’t understand, but they knew where I came from, they just looked at me”

Not My Father’s Equal

By Julie Wu | July 24, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

I didn’t expect him to smile and say, “I love you,” as Americans did. I had never seen him smile and I would never expect him to embrace me; he never had. But perhaps there was some way—some subtle, casual way—that he could acknowledge my worth.

Outside the Margins: A Weekly Link Roundup

By | May 1, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Obama on emojis, Pacquiao v. Mayweather, protests on the Japanese Prime Minister, and more.

Kazuo Ishiguro: My Own Private Japan

By Ken Chen | April 7, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

The novelist talks about his favorite samurai movies, the violence of imperialism, and his struggle to remember Japan

The Disaster: Marie Mutsuki Mockett’s Where the Dead Pause

By Marie Matskui Mockett | January 29, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Coming to terms with grief after the 2011 T?hoku earthquake and tsunami

Zen Fishing, or What You Catch Can Catch You, Too

By Luis H. Francia | August 14, 2012 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Poet and journalist Luis H. Francia journeys through Japan, bearing witness to the devastation wrought by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami—and to the creativity arising from these very areas.

Pen and Paper. . . on Paper

By Anne Ishii | June 3, 2012 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

In Japan, stationery magazines repopulate like bunnies.

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