Contributors: Translator

Ian MacDonald

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Ian MacDonald holds a PhD in Japanese from Stanford University and is a recipient of the Shizuoka International Translation Competition Grand Prize. A specialist in Edo-period art and literature, his translation interests include historical fiction and nonfiction. His published works include The Curious Casebook of Inspector Hanshichi  by Okamoto Kido (University of Hawaii Press) and The Budding Tree by Kitahara Aiko (Dalkey Archive Press) as well as two forthcoming books, The Sharaku Murders by Takahashi Katsuhiko and Tales of the Ghost Sword by Kikuchi Hideyuki.