New Directions Publishing Corporation
June 25, 2014
5.8 X 0.3 X 8.7 inches | 0.17 pounds
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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 is a translator of Japanese poetry and prose, classical and modern, who has won a PEN Translation Prize and two Japanese-U.S. Friendship Commission translation prizes. A newspaper and magazine columnist for forty years, particularly for The Japan Times, he is also a book reviewer and contributes essays to many publications. His nonfiction book On Haiku ("a treasure"--Books on Asia) and his translation of Sakutaro Hagiwara's The Iceland are both published by New Directions. He is also the author of the recent A Bridge of Words: Views across America and Japan.