February 12, 2016
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:
December 20, 2015
SWET Talk: "Whisper of the Land: Visions of Japan"
Edward Levinson on Writing and Photography
Date: January 16, 2016 (Saturday)
Time: 6:00–7:30 p.m.
Place: Wesley Center, Room 204 (http://www.wesleyfoundationjp.com/en/access.html)
Fee: 500-yen donation
Attendance: No reservations necessary
2016 SWET Kanto New Year’s Party
November 22, 2015
With Leza Lowitz and Tracy Slater
Moderator: Liane Wakabayashi
Date: November 28, 2015 (Saturday)
Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m. (doors open for socializing at 6:00)
Place: Wesley Center, Minami Aoyama (Tokyo) Room 204 (Map)
RSVP: Please let us know if you are coming at SWET Events.
Fee: No charge
The road to memoir is paved with good intentions.... more
November 17, 2015
October 21, 2015
Date: October 24 and 25, 2015
Place: Kobe Women’s University, Suma Campus.
This year’s conference will be on October 24 and 25, 2015 at Kobe Women's University, Suma Campus.
There will be approximately 30 sessions addressing topics of interest and concern to writers, editors, translators and all others concerned with the written and... more
October 21, 2015
Date: November 20, 2015 (Friday)
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/