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Louise Heal Kawai

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Louise Heal Kawai

Louise Heal Kawai comes from Manchester in the UK. With the exception of a short detour to Fort Worth, Texas, she has spent the past twenty years in Nagoya, Japan, as a translator and teacher. Her published translations include Daido Tamaki’s Milk, which appeared in the short story anthology Inside and Other Short Fiction; Tendo Shoko’s best-selling autobiography Yakuza Moon; and most recently Building Waves, a novel by feminist writer and poet Tomioka Taeko.  She had a lot of fun translating Breasts and Eggs into Northern English dialect and is currently searching for other interesting literature from the Osaka/Kansai region of Japan.

 

Articles by Louise Heal Kawai

from “Breasts and Eggs”
By Mieko Kawakami
I’ve long been aware of the many parallels between Mieko Kawakami’s home city of Osaka, Japan, and my own hometown, Manchester in the UK. The third largest cities in their respective countries,…
Translated from Japanese by Louise Heal Kawai
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