The Iceland

Sakutaro Hagiwara (Author) Hiroaki Sato (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$10.95
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
June 25, 2014
Pages
48
Dimensions
5.8 X 0.3 X 8.7 inches | 0.17 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780811221603
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About the Author

Hiroaki Sato is a poet, translator, and journalist, as well as an adjunct professor at UMASS Amherst. The winner of the PEN translation prize and the former president of the Haiku Society of America, he also translated The Sword and the Mind, published by Overlook. He lives in New York City.
Hiroaki Sato was born of Japanese parents in Taiwan in 1942; his family fled back to Japan at the end of WWII, and in 1968 he moved to New York, where he has lived ever since. He is the translator of many volumes of Japanese poetry and literature. The president of the Haiku Society of America from 1979 to 1981, Sato received the America PEN translation prize and the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission Translation Prize twice. He is the author of the books Legends of the Samurai, Snow in a Silver Bowl, and One Hundred Frogs, and from 2000 to 2017 wrote the monthly column "View from New York" for The Japan Times. New Directions also publishes his translation of The Iceland by Sakutaro Hagiwara.