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Shun Medoruma

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Shun Medoruma

Shun Medoruma (born 1960) is one of the most important contemporary Okinawan writers. He was awarded the Akutagawa Prize in 1997 for his short story “A Drop of Water” (Suiteki).

Articles by Shun Medoruma

From Rainbow Bird
By Shun Medoruma
Even after the credits stopped rolling and the blue government warning turned into a blizzard of static, Katsuya kept staring at the screen, a vague grin on his face.
Translated from Japanese by Sam Malissa
Glass
By Shun Medoruma
The fragments of the girl come tumbling down.
Translated from Japanese by Sam Malissa
Stories from the Streets of Koza
By Shun Medoruma
The next afternoon I saw Granny Nabi pushing a dog in a stroller.
Translated from Japanese by Sam Malissa