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SWET Summer Party in Tokyo!

SWET Summer Party in Tokyo!

Date: Sunday, July 24, 2016
Time: 5:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Place: Koishikawa Korakuen Garden (Iidabashi area; see here for a map and how to get there by train or subway)
Fee: Free of charge
RSVP: By July 23, 2016 (Saturday) to events@swet.jp

We will have the use of the large dining room at the Kantokutei restaurant, at the entrance to the garden. The... more

June SWET Talk Shop: Winning Writing

June SWET Talk Shop: Winning Writing

Date: June 15, 2016 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:00–9:00 p.m.
Place: Books on Japan (library), Jinbocho, Tokyo; at the Jinbocho subway stop, go out the A2 exit; at street level, turn left, go 12 steps and look for a doorway with a small flag over it saying “Books on Japan”; take the stairs to the 2nd floor.
Fee: Free of charge
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May SWET Talk Shop: Emphasis on Editing about Culture

May SWET Talk Shop: Emphasis on Editing about Culture

Date: May 18, 2016 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:00–9:00 p.m.
Place: Books on Japan (library), Jinbocho, Tokyo; at the Jinbocho subway stop, go out the A2 exit; at street level, turn left, go 12 steps and look for a doorway with a small flag over it saying “Books on Japan”; take the stairs to the 2nd floor.
Fee: Free of charge
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Crafting Travel Writing, Tourism Material, and Tours

Crafting Travel Writing, Tourism Material, and Tours

Panel Discussion with Greg Goodmacher, Alice Gordenker, and Rob Goss

Date: April 22, 2016
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: Free of charge; please bring drinks and snacks to share
Place: Sumida Riverside Tower, 2F Meeting Room, Shinkawa 1-28-7, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0003. About 10 minutes walk from Kayabacho (Hibiya and Tozai Line) or Hatchobori (Hibiya... more

March SWET Talk Shop: Academic Translation and Editing

March SWET Talk Shop: Academic Translation and Editing

Date: March 23, 2016 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:00–9:00 p.m.
Place: Books on Japan (library), Jinbocho, Tokyo; at the Jinbocho subway stop, go out the A2 exit; at street level, turn left, go 12 steps and look for a doorway with a small flag over it saying “Books on Japan”; take the stairs to the 2nd floor. http://www.booksonjapan.org/location/
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SWET Doyenne (and Sumo Expert) Makes the News

SWET Doyenne (and Sumo Expert) Makes the News

If you know the Society of Writers, Editors, and Translators, you have at some point heard of Doreen Simmons. ABC Australia has published the sumo-oriented article below that includes a well-produced 2-minute video "A Day with Doreen." Check it out:

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