Kazushige Abe

Kazushige Abe is the author of numerous works, including a highly acclaimed debut novella, Amerika no yoru (American Night), which won the Gunzo Prize for New Writers. He is also the recipient of the prestigious Akutagawa Prize for his novel Gurando Finare (Grand Finale). Abe presents his short story from the anthology March Was Made of Yarn, which explores the March 11, 2011 earthquake that devastated Japan, causing a ravaging 50-foot tsunami and radiation leaks from five nuclear plants. Abe is one of 22 writers who offer observations on and insight into this tragedy.

Events Kazushige Abe was involved in

  • JAPAN@IFOA

    Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 4:00 PM

    Two prominent Japanese authors discuss contemporary literature in Japan.

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