Thursday, September 25, 2014

On tour in California, Oct. 2014

I'll be touring California with the Monkey Business team next month, Oct. 11 - 25. Six cities -- San Diego, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, Oakland, San Francisco and Berkeley -- w/Tomoka Shibasaki, Hideo Furukawa, Steve Erickson, Hiromi Ito, Peter Orner, Dean Rader, Motoyuki Shibata, Ted Gooossen and more. Readings, signings, conversation, fine wines & spirits.

[Sayaka Toyama, graphic]
Specs after the jump.
MONKEY BUSINESS WEST COAST 2014 FALL TOUR

13: San Diego: UC San Diego, 4-6 p.m.







22: San Francisco: USF, 5-7 p.m.

23: Berkeley: UC Berkeley, 2 p.m.

EVENT DETAILS:

*13: San Diego: UC San Diego, 4-6 p.m.

New Japanese Writing: Monkey Business Writers Speak

Monday, October 13, 2014

4:00-6:00pm

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University of California, San Diego

9500 Gilman Dr., La Jolla, CA 92093
Literature Building Room 155 (de Certeau)

Speakers: Hideo Furukawa (novelist, Mishima Award), Hiromi Itoh (poet, novelist, essayist, Takami Jun Award), and Tomoka Shibasaki (novelist, Akutagawa Award)

Moderators: Roland Kelts and Motoyuki Shibata (Monkey Business editors)

*14: Los Angeles: The Last Bookstore, LA, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 14,2014

7:30pm

The Last Bookstore

453 S Spring St – Ground Floor

Los Angeles, CA 90013

*15: Los Angeles: USC, Translation Panel, 4 p.m.

        Los Angeles: USC, Monkey Reading & Discussion, 7 p.m.

Baiting the Hook: The Tricky Art of Translating Japanese Literature

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

7 pm

USC Shinso Ito Center for Japanese Religions and Culture

825 Bloom Walk, Ahmanson Center 130D

Los Angeles, CA 90089-1481

Room 450, Tutor Campus Center (TCC)

University of Southern California

Speakers: Michael Emmerich (UCLA), Andrew Leong (Northwestern University)

Moderators: Roland Kelts and Motoyuki Shibata (Monkey Business editors)

Monkey Biz: The Latest Words from Today’s Japan

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

7 pm

USC Shinso Ito Center for Japanese Religions and Culture

825 Bloom Walk, Ahmanson Center 130D

Los Angeles, CA 90089-1481

Room 450, Tutor Campus Center (TCC)

University of Southern California

Speakers: Hideo Furukawa (novelist, Mishima Award), Hiromi Itoh (poet, novelist, essayist, Takami Jun Award), and Tomoka Shibasaki (novelist, Akutagawa Award)

Moderators: Roland Kelts and Motoyuki Shibata (Monkey Business editors)

*16: Los Angeles: UCLA, 6 p.m.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

6pm

UCLA Japan

11282 Bunche Hall, University of California at Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California 90095

Speakers: Steve Erickson (novelist, American Academy of Arts & Letters Award), Hideo Furukawa (novelist, Mishima Award), Hiromi Itoh (poet, novelist, essayist, Takami Jun Award), and Tomoka Shibasaki (novelist, Akutagawa Award)

Moderators: Roland Kelts and Motoyuki Shibata (Monkey Business editors)

*20: Palo Alto: Stanford University, 6:30 p.m.

Monday, October 20, 2014

6:30pm

Stanford University

450 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305

(650) 723-2300

Speakers: Hiromi Itoh (poet, novelist, essayist, Takami Jun Award) and Tomoka Shibasaki (novelist, Akutagawa Award)

Moderators: Roland Kelts and Ted Goossen (Monkey Business editors)

*21: Oakland: Diesel Bookstore, 7 p.m.

Oakland- A literary evening with ZYZZYVA and Monkey Business

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

7pm

DIESEL, A Bookstore

5433 College Ave

Oakland, California

94618-1502

Speakers: Hiromi Itoh (poet, novelist, essayist, Takami Jun Award) and Tomoka Shibasaki (novelist, Akutagawa Award)

Moderators: Roland Kelts and Ted Goossen (Monkey Business editors)

*22: San Francisco: USF, 5-7 p.m.

Monkey Business: Contemporary Fiction and Poetry from Japan and the US

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

University of San Francisco

2130 Fulton St.

San Francisco, California 94117

Fromm Hall 120 - Xavier Auditorium

Speakers: Hiromi Itoh (poet, novelist, essayist, Takami Jun Award) and Tomoka Shibasaki (novelist, Akutagawa Award)

Moderators: Roland Kelts and Ted Goossen (Monkey Business editors)

*23: Berkeley: UC Berkeley, 2 p.m.

Monkey Business: Contemporary Fiction and Poetry from Japan and the US

Thursday, October 23, 2014

2pm

UC Berkeley

80 Doe Library

Berkeley, California 94720

Colloquium: Center for Japanese Studies

Speakers: Hiromi Itoh (poet, novelist, essayist, Takami Jun Award) and Tomoka Shibasaki (novelist, Akutagawa Award)

Moderators: Roland Kelts and Ted Goossen (Monkey Business editors)

For any inquiries, please email monkeybiz@apublicspace.org

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