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Event Wrap Up: SCBWI Japan Translation Day 2016

October 22, 2016

Posted by Avery Fischer Udagawa

Trans Day 2016

On Saturday, October 22, 2016, SCBWI Japan presented its fourth biennial Translation Day: a day of presentations, critiques, and conversations for published and pre-published translators of Japanese children's/YA literature into English, including prose literature and manga.

Our SCBWI Japan Translation Group blog has several posts about this event. Without further ado, here they are!

Full program with speaker bios

Event wrap-up with photos

Translation workshop excerpts (prose)

Translation mini-joust excerpts (manga)

Please click through and enjoy. Also, please plan to join us at our next SCBWI Japan event featuring translation: "The Creative Collaboration behind Are You An Echo? The Lost Poetry of Misuzu Kaneko" with author David Jacobson, translator Michiko Tsuboi and illustrator Toshikado Hajiri, and SCBWI Japan Showcase of New Works, all on February 4, 2017. Details here.