What shall I wear??

Four Stories Japan Opening Night

An evening of readings, music,and mingling on the theme:
“A Place Apart – Tales of travel, adventure, and exploration”

July 2, 6-8:30pm
Savannah Rhythm & Blues Bar and Grill
2-10-32 B1F Smile Step Bldg. B1F
Nishi Shinsaibashi
Chuo-ku, Osaka
Admittance free and open to the public

Featuring readings in English by:

Juliet Winters Carpenter, Kyoto professor; acclaimed translator of Ryotaro Shiba’s The Last Shogun, Kobo Abe’s Beyond the Curve, and Miyuki Miyabe’s Shadow Family; and author of Seeing Kyoto

Jane Joritz-Nakagawa, poet, essayist, and associate professor at a national university in Japan, whose work has been featured in New American Writing, ACM, Aught, How2, Tinfish, One Less, Moria, Milk, Free Verse, and others

Suzanne Kamata, editor of The Broken Bridge: Fiction from Expatriates in Literary Japan and the journal Yomimono; author of River of Dolls; and writer of fiction and nonfiction appearing in Poesie Yaponesia, The Utne Reader, Kyoto Journal, and Calyx

Tracy Slater, Four Stories founder, teacher of writing and literature in Boston University’s Prison Education Program, and author of essays from The Chronicle Review, Post Road, and Kansai Time Out

Plus music, food, and drinks from Savannah, Osaka’s hottest jazz bistro, “where the Deep South meets the Far East.”

Hope to see all our Japan friends there.


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