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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 Building. Look for the SWET sign.

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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 the SWET sign. Fee: Free of charge. The first hour is for catching up... 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 always. May she rest in peace, knowing she has a firm place in our hearts.

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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 Contest), reading “Sunset for Dolores” from the anthology Eternal (Hammond House 2017); Deborah Iwabuchi (Japanese-English translator, Minamimuki Translations Ltd.), reading “Tomosui” by Nobuko Takagi, translated by... more

SWET Talk Shop, April 11 (Wed.), Tokyo

SWET Talk Shop, April 11 (Wed.), Tokyo

Streamlining and Professionalizing Your Translation  

Special guest: Beth Cary

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 the SWET sign.

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SWET Talk Shop: Planning Reading, Writing

SWET Talk Shop: Planning Reading, Writing

Date: March 14, 2018

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 the SWET Sign.

RSVP: Space is limited; please let us know if... more