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Kawakami Hiromi

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Kawakami Hiromi

Kawakami Hiromi was born in 1958. Her awards include the 1996 Akutagawa Prize for Tread on a Snake, the 1999 Ito Sei Prize for Oboreru [To Drown], and the 2001 Tanizaki Jun'ichiro Prize, for The Teacher's Briefcase.

Articles by Kawakami Hiromi

Record of a Night too Brief
By Kawakami Hiromi
The girl finally grew incredibly small, about one centimeter wide.
Translated from Japanese by Lucy North
from “Manazuru”
By Kawakami Hiromi
I walked on, and something followed.Enough distance still lay between us that I couldn't tell if it was male or female. It made no difference, I ignored it, kept walking.I had set out before noon…
Translated from Japanese by Michael Emmerich