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Category: Arts and Literature (Poetry, Tanka, Haiku)(8/10)

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Category: Arts and Literature (Poetry, Tanka, Haiku)
Number of pages: 212
Size: A5

Language: Japanese, English



Book Summary

Pandora is a place from which poets with any nationalities can deliver their works to the international, to the world, with a variety of artistic as well as poetical genres, such as haiku, haibun, tanka, waka, free poems, or essays, together with the other artistic works, like photos, paintings, picture card designs, and posters, by the poets, or artists, who live in Japan as well as live abroad. Any languages and races are welcomed.

Participants of Pandora VI are as follows: Sonoko Yasumori, Reiko Ichihra, Masumi Nagai, Haruo Fujita, Tetsuo Kiwakura, Yoichi Sasaki, Akihide Nakao, Seimei Matsuo, Noriko Mizusaki, Jun Hataraki, Akira Iwai, Shigeo Yanase, Michiko Yamamoto, Nobuo Akiba, Peter Aprikott (Heita An), Tsuta Ichikawa, Haruhiko Okayama, Shigeshi Hara, Nachiko Watanabe, and Atsuko Yamaguchi, etc. They are outstanding Japanese poets. And, Edward Levinson, a haiku/-haibun poet and photographer, who is from US and now lives in Chiba, Japan, Scott Watson, a poet from US and now lives in Sendai, Japan. Preety Sengupta, a haiku poet from India, Naoshi Koriyama, Shoji Maehara, Sai Ryugen, Hiromasa Hayaski, Kozaburo Nagatsu, Haruhiko Okayama, Yoriko Niiya, and so on, The genre ranges from tanka/ haiku poems, free verses, essays, to such art works as photos, pictures, and card designed, posters, and calligraphy. Our original purpose was to keep publishing international anthologies in any languages and in any genres, crossing borders and walls of any kinds. These plans were at the first quite new ones, but now we have been being accepted by other Japanese poets. So, our next purpose is to dedicate ourselves much and the more, for love and peace, international, as well as to the friendship, international.

Author Profile

Profile of Noriko Mizusaki
Born in Tokyo, Japan. She is a translator, essayist, poet, and a poet of tanka and haiku. She is acting as a chief editor of PANDORA Books, annual. She graduated from Waseda University, Tokyo, in the first Literature faculty, majoring in UK & US literature. She studied at the English Studies, in the master course to gain the degree and finished the doctor course. She had one year living and studing in Boston, Massachusetts, attending a seminar of the graduate class, in Harvard University. She experienced so many travels and attended poetry festivals international, as well as domestic.

Books co-edited: Kazue Shinkawa & Noriko Mizusaki/ From Aunties to Children(1): A Gift of Bouquet of Poems (2018, BookWay), Kazuko Shiraishi & Noriko Mizusaki/ From Aunties to Children(2): A Gift of Singing Poems (2021, Academic Research Publication).

Collected Tanka Poems: A Long Travel to Horyuji-Temple (2022, Academic Research Publication)

Translation Book into Japanese: Sally Ito, "The Emperor's Orphans: the first chapter" (2022, Academic Research Publication)

Memberships: California POV Zoom, in USA, Japan Poets Club, Japan Pen Club.

Prizes: Oki-island Emperor Gotoba Memorial prize, In Tokyo-Seoul-Beijing Thee Cities Mayers’ Prize for Peace Achievements. The Golden Crown for the Poet of Laureate in Osaka, Japan: in 2014 UPLI/ WCP.

Her PR: The Emperors Orphans (Her Latest Translation published in Japanese) and The Long Travel to Horyuji-Temple (Her Recent Best Waka Poems)

Noriko Mizusaki HP: http://www1.odn.ne.jp/ ~Cat 32320. Facebook: Noriko Mizusaki & 水崎野里子

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