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Category: Arts and Literature (Poetry, Tanka, Haiku)(6/8)

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Title: PANDORA -V-


Category: Arts and Literature (Poetry, Tanka, Haiku)
Number of pages: 200
Size: A5

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Language: Japanese, English, German, Korean



Book Summary

Pandora books are the place from which poets with any nationalities can deliver their poems, essays, and so on, with any works, like photos and paintings, to poets and writers in the international world.
Pandora books include Noriko Mizusaki and her works, Haruo Fujita, an Aomori Poet, Edward Levinson, a US & Japan Poet who is living in Chiba, japan, now, and Scott Watson, a US & Japan poet, living now in Sendai, with his family. Others: Naoshi Koriyama, Mayumi Sako, Ozaki Makoto, Sai Ryugen (a Korean-Japanese poet, his language is Japanese), Teresinka Pereira (US), Rex Valentine (US), And other outstanding Japanese poets, including tanka poets, like Hiromasa Hayaski. The genre ranges from tanka/ haiku poems, free verses, essays, etc to the art works, photos and pictures, to calligraphy. The original purpose of ours was to keep publishing international anthology in any languages and in any genre, crossing the borders and walls of any kind. It has almost been achieved and, our next orientation is to dedicate ourselves much and more, to the international literary societies and, friends.

Blog: http://www1.odn.ne.jp/~cat32320

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.

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