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Saturday, May 26, 2007

Four Stories -- Osaka

The Four Stories Japan Summer '07 season will kick off in Osaka on Sunday, June 17, with "East and West: Tales from two hemispheres."

FEATURING prose readings from:

* Juliet Winters Carpenter, Kyoto professor; acclaimed translator of Ryotaro Shiba's The Last Shogun, Kobo Abe's Beyond the Curve, and Miyuki Miyabe's Shadow Family; and author of Seeing Kyoto
* Jessica Goodfellow, author of A Pilgrim's Guide to Chaos in the Heartland; recipient of the Chad Walsh Poetry Prize from The Beloit Poetry Journal and three-time Pushcart nominee, with work featured in Best New Poets 2006 and on Garrison Keillor’s NPR program The Writer’s Almanac
* Roland Kelts, Lecturer at the University of Tokyo; co-editor of the New York-based literary journal A Public Space; author of JapanAmerica; and writer with work in Zoetrope, Playboy, Doubletake, Salon, The Village Voice, Newsday, Cosmopolitan, Vogue and The Japan Times
* Lou Rowan, author of the story collection Sweet Potatoes and critical essays in The English Studies Forum and The Review of Contemporary Fiction, and editor of the Seattle-based journal Golden Handcuffs Review


Sunday, June 17, 2007

6-8:30pm (venue opens at 5; readings start @ 6)
Portugalia bar and grill
Nishi-Tenma 4-12-11, Umeda, Osaka
06-6362-6668

ADMITTANCE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Warmest regards,

Tracy Slater
Founder, Four Stories Boston & Four Stories Japan
www.fourstories.org


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