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Mark Gibeau

Contributor

Mark Gibeau

Mark Gibeau is a lecturer of Japanese language and culture in the School of Culture, History and Languages, College of Asia and Pacific at the Australian National University in Canberra. In addition to teaching and literary translation his research interests include the writers Abe Kôbô, Murakami Haruki, and Medoruma Shun—all of whom fall into the realm of non-realist fiction. Recent translations include works by Kawabata Yasunari, Komatsu Sakyo, and Yamamoto Shûgorô in volumes one, two, and three of the anthology Kaiki: Tales of the Uncanny from Japan by Kurodahan Press.

Articles by Mark Gibeau

Spirit Summoning, Part VI
By Sakumi Tayama
If you’re there, come to me. I’ll speak for you.
Translated from Japanese by Mark Gibeau
Spirit Summoning, Part V
By Sakumi Tayama
“These last few summonings . . . you haven’t been faking it, have you?”
Translated from Japanese by Mark Gibeau
Spirit Summoning, Part IV
By Sakumi Tayama
“They say that virgins make the best mediums so you don’t need to worry about me.”
Translated from Japanese by Mark Gibeau
Spirit Summoning, Part III
By Sakumi Tayama
My hands rose high above my head and crashed down onto the tatami mat with terrible force.
Translated from Japanese by Mark Gibeau
Spirit Summoning, Part II
By Sakumi Tayama
“I’m telling you, Mom, there’s no poltergeist.”
Translated from Japanese by Mark Gibeau
Spirit Summoning, Part I
By Sakumi Tayama
It was Yoko who made me become a fake medium six months ago.
Translated from Japanese by Mark Gibeau
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The Hole in the Garden, Part IV
By Sakumi Tayama
The voice seemed to be coming from the pig.
Translated from Japanese by Mark Gibeau
The Hole in the Garden, Part III
By Sakumi Tayama
“You expect me to believe you dug a hole just for the fun of it?”
Translated from Japanese by Mark Gibeau
The Hole in the Garden, Part II
By Sakumi Tayama
Did you know that your husband is cheating on you?
Translated from Japanese by Mark Gibeau
The Hole in the Garden, Part I
By Sakumi Tayama
“Asako, how do you like this dream?” she asked, not turning her head from the hole.
Translated from Japanese by Mark Gibeau
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