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Title: PANDORA -I-


Category: Arts and Literature (Poetry, Tanka, Haiku)
Number of pages: 104
Size: A5

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Language: Japanese, English



Book Summary

The Bilingal Anthology of the Contemporary Japanese & International Poems: in English & Japanese Languages
Publishes in 2015, in Japan.

< For the Publication>
Noriko Mizusaki

The day has come
To hoist sails!
Putting everything
Into Pandora casket
We are ready to start

Author Profile

Noriko Mizusaki
Born in Tokyo. She is a translator, essayist, haiku & tanka poet. She graduated from the First Faculty of Literature of Waseda Uiversity, and finished the Graduate Courses. She stayed and lived in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, with her family, for one year. She attended the English Conversation Class for Wives at MIT and attended the graduate class of Shakespeare seminar in Harvard University. She has had not a few travels with her husband, to UK, Canada, Germany, Netherland, Denmark, Greece, China, Korea, etc. Later she came to attend alone, not a few poetry festivals or art fairs in Euro countries, like Macednia, Brasbakia, Paris, Germany, and Italy, as well as in Asian countries, like Nepal, India, China, Korea, Singapore, including places throughout Japan, like Okinawa, Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Fukuoka, Kyoto, Osaka, Sendai, Aomori, Asahikawa, and others. She also tried to engage herself in the cultural exchange between Japan & other countries overseas.
Bringing up two children, she had been engaged in teaching English and poetry to young Japanese students: she worked a one-year contract lecturer in the second Literature Faculty, teaching English and dramas, first, in Waseda University for two years. Then, she worked at Komazawa University in Tokyo, till her retiring age. Now she is a freelance.

Her Translation works: Eavan Boland “From In the Time of Violence” (2015, Book Way), Five English & American Poets (revised, 2018, Book Way)
Co-author, Japanese-English works: Kazue Shinkawa & Noriko Mizusaki “From Aunties to Children/ A Gift of A Bouquet of Poems” (2018, Book Way), Kazuko Shiraishi & Noriko Mizusaki “From Aunties to Children/ A Gift of Singing Poems (2021, Book Way)
Essay with Japanese Translation: Seamus Heaney “ Seamus Heaney On His Poetry & On His Talks / The Force of Father & The Force of Soil (2011, Mizuyama Sangyo Publisher. Revised E-book, Oikaze Bookstore)
Collected Tanka in Japanese: “A Long Night,” “Love Songs”
Poetry Books in Japanese: “The Asian Wind,” “In Front of A Goya’s Picture,” and “Swing of Love”

Memberships: American Literary Translators Association, United Poets Laureate International/ WCP, Japan Pen Club, POV California Zoom, PANDORA Group
Awards: UPLI/WCP in Osaka The Gold Crown for Women’s Letters, BESETO Achievements for Peace Diploma (from Beijing, Seoul, and Tokyo/ Peace & Art Congress of Mayors of Three Cities), Michael Madhusdan Gold Award (from India, Kolkata). Oki Islands for Emperor Gotoba Memorial Waka Prize.

From the Author

Pandora-I- is a Japanese-English bilingual poetry anthology by the poets of the contemporary Japanese and the international. It includes the Haiku poems or short poems, in English and Japanese, and the best poems written by the contemporary Japanese poets and others international, mostly with the landscapes of Japan, Kyoto, etc. If you are interested in the contemporary poetry, Japanese and international, the book will give you the best guidance and the way to it.
The chief Editor is Professor Noriko Mizusaki(Ms.), who is now a vice -president of UPLI and awarded with the 2015 Gold Medal for the English Haiku Section, and 2014 the Gold Crown for the UPLI/ Poet Laureate for Women's Letters.
2015 the Diploma of the Best Tanka Prize at the Okinoshima Gotoba ex-Emperor Memorial Tanka Congress: Selected by the lady Kimiko Reizen, a descendant of Teika Fujiwara, a best and most known Tanka poet in Japan.