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SWET Tokyo Summer Party and Art Exhibit, August 5, 2018 (Sunday) at Rikugien Garden

SWET Tokyo Summer Party and Art Exhibit, August 5, 2018 (Sunday) at Rikugien Garden

Time:  1:00–4:00 p.m.
Place: Shinsentei teahouse, Rikugien, Komagome, Tokyo (see below for details)
Fee: The event itself is free of charge, but there is a 300-yen admission fee to enter the Rikugien grounds.
Potluck: Please bring one dish and drinks to contribute to a late lunch. (Paper plates and cups, chopsticks, forks, and napkins will be... more

Travel Writing Meet-up and Workshop (Tokyo): July 19

Travel Writing Meet-up and Workshop (Tokyo): July 19

Please note this was originally scheduled for July 18 but is now on July 19 because of event space availability.

Date: July 19, 2018 (Thurs.)
Time: 7:00–9:00 p.m. 

Location: Tokyo (Book House Café, Jimbocho, 1F Gulliver Room)
http://bookhousecafe.jp/
Come out Jinbocho subway exit A1, turn right and walk about 15 meters to the Kitazawa... more

July 19 SWET Travel Writing Meet-up and Workshop (Tokyo)

July 19 SWET Travel Writing Meet-up and Workshop (Tokyo)

Please note this was originally scheduled for July 18 but is now on July 19 because of event space availability.

Date: July 19, 2018 (Thurs.)
Time: 7:00–9:00 p.m. 

Location: Tokyo (Book House Café, Jimbocho, 2F Gulliver Room)
http://bookhousecafe.jp/
Come out Jinbocho subway exit A1, turn right and walk about 15 meters to the Kitazawa... more

SWET Talk Shop, June 20 (Wed.): The Multitasking Editor

SWET Talk Shop, June 20 (Wed.): The Multitasking Editor

Special guest Alan Gleason

Time: 6:00–9:00 p.m. Discussion starts at 7:00.
Place (new venue): Book House Cafe, Jinbocho
http://bookhousecafe.jp/
See website for map; come out Jinbocho subway exit A1, turn right and walk about 15 meters to the Kitazawa Building. We will be on the ground floor at the back, beyond the children's books. Look for... more

Remembering Doreen Simmons

Remembering Doreen Simmons

Our Doreen—everyone’s Doreen—is gone. Proud founding member of SWET, stalwart contributor to the long-running Newsletter, and to SWET's cyber-age website, colleague, friend, cheerleader, stage player, savant, linguist, teacher, musician, grammarian, rewriter, editor, sumo commentator—the list could go on. We will miss her and remember her... more

Authors Live in Kobe April 29

Date: April 29, 2018 (Sunday)
Time: 5:30-7:30 pm
Place: Bar Iznt, Sannomiya, Kobe, 
http://iznt.net
Fee: Admission free

Four authors reading
Mingling afterwards
Info: http://jaredangel.com

Ronni Alexander (Professor, Kobe University) reading a selection from the Popoki Peace Book series; Peter Mallett (Winner, 2016 Writers in Kyoto Writing... more