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LITERARY FORUM JAPAN Yoko Tawada

April 15, 2003
LITERARY FORUM JAPAN Yoko Tawada

Yoko Tawada is an award-winning writer who has been living in Germany since 1982. Widely acclaimed both in Germany and her native Japan as one of the most important writers of her generation, she is best known for her philosophical, surrealistic, sensual and humorous short stories, novels and poetry. In this program, she reads from her recent publication Where Europe Begins, a collection of startling, innovative stories in which the reader moves through landscapes of fairy tales, family history, childhood memories, strange words and letters, dreams and everyday reality.

Followed by a reception and booksigning.


Tickets: $10, Japan Society members & seniors $8, students $5.

  • April 15, 2003
  • 6:30 pm