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Lucy North

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Lucy North

Lucy North lives and works in London as a freelance translator and editor. She has a PhD in modern Japanese literature from Harvard University (2000), and she lived in Tokyo for nearly 14 years. As a graduate student she published Toddler Hunting and Other Stories by Kono Taeko (New Directions, 1996). Her translations have been included in The Oxford Anthology of Japanese Short Stories (Oxford University Press, 1997/2002) and The Columbia Anthology of Modern Japanese Literature, From 1945 to the Present  (2007). She is currently translating three short stories by Kawakami Hiromi.

Articles by Lucy North

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
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