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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
Horse What was that itch on my back, I wondered. And then I realized: the night was nibbling into me. It wasn't that late yet, still only dusk, but the darkness appeared to be collecting just above…
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
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