Contributors / June 2017 (Issue 36: Writing Japan)

Kendall Heitzman
ImageKendall Heitzman is an assistant professor of Japanese literature at the University of Iowa, where he teaches courses in Japanese literature, film, and translation studies. He has written articles on Murakami Ryū and Japanese travel television, and his article “The Rise of Women Writers, the Heisei I-novel, and the Contemporary Bundan” appears in the Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese Literature (2016). His translation of Shibasaki Tomoka's "Right Here, Right Here" was published in the US-Japan Women’s Journal 51 (2017). He is working on a book-length study of the darkly humorous postwar writer Yasuoka Shōtarō. [Translations]

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