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Ian MacDonald

Contributor

Ian MacDonald

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.

Articles by Ian MacDonald

Apollo’s Head
By Kurahashi Yumiko
It was a pleasant evening in late autumn. I was taking my usual shortcut home through the wooded campus of my university with its many tall ginkgo and zelkova trees. Strolling along, I came to a spot…
Translated from Japanese by Ian MacDonald
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