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September 20, 2022
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About the Author
Shuri Kido, known as the "far north poet," is one of the most important poets in Japan. He has translated many English poems into Japanese and has introduced works by Ezra Pound and T. S. Eliot to Japan. Kido has been a critic and columnist for various magazines and newspapers and has a profound knowledge of Japanese culture.
Tomoyuki Endo is an assistant professor at Wako University in Tokyo. He has collaborated with Forrest Gander on the translation of poems from Shiraishi's My Floating Mother, City (New Directions), and was the supervisor of English subtitles for Gozo Yoshimasu's movies Thousands of Islands and The Reality behind What We See.
Forrest Gander is a cross-genre writer and translator and
winner of the Pulitzer Prize for the poetry book Be With (New Directions, 2019).
He is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts,
the Guggenheim Foundation, and PEN America. A former professor at Brown
University, Gander currently lives in California.