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Motoyuki Shibata

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Motoyuki Shibata

Motoyuki Shibata teaches American literature and literary translation at the University of Tokyo. Authors he has translated include Edward Gorey, Paul Auster, Steve Erickson, Steven Millhauser, Richard Powers, Stuart Dybek, Rebecca Brown, and Barry Yourgrau. The American Narcissus, his collection of critical essays, received the Suntory Prize for Social Sciences and Humanities in 2005. Shibata also translates Japanese to English, and he has received numerous awards for his work translating in both directions.

Articles by Motoyuki Shibata

Walking the Keihin Factory Belt with Stuart Dybek
By Motoyuki Shibata
As usual, the boy missed the fly ball that anyone else would have caught with his eyes closed, and it rolled into a thicket of reeds by the river.
Translated from Japanese by Allison Markin Powell
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