Avery Fischer Udagawa

avery-fischer-udagawaProfile: Avery Fischer Udagawa grew up in Kansas and studied English and Asian Studies at St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota. She holds an M.A. in Advanced Japanese Studies from The University of Sheffield. She studied at Nanzan University, Nagoya, on a Fulbright Fellowship, and at the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies, Yokohama, with support from the College Women’s Association of Japan. She currently parents, writes, and translates in a bicultural family living near Bangkok. She is author of the  column Four Worlds at the website Literary Mama. Her translations from Japanese include the middle grade novel J-Boys: Kazuo’s World, Tokyo, 1965 by Shogo Oketani and “House of Trust” by Sachiko Kashiwaba in the YA anthology Tomo: Friendship through Fiction—An Anthology of Japan Teen Stories.

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Publications for Children and Teens:

J-Boys: Kazuo's World, Tokyo, 1965

J-Boys: Kazuo’s World, Tokyo, 1965
Writer: Shogo Oketani
Translator: Avery Fischer Udagawa
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
Date: March 6, 2012
ISBN-10: 1933330929
ISBN-13: 978-1933330921

J-Boys bilingual version

J-Boys [Bilingual Edition]
Writer: Shogo Oketani
Translator: Avery Fischer Udagawa
Publisher: IBC Publishing
Date: May 23, 2013
ISBN-10: 4794602103
ISBN-13: 978-4794602107

Tomo: Friendship Through Fiction—An Anthology of Japan Teen Stories

Tomo: Friendship Through Fiction—An Anthology of Japan Teen Stories
Editor: Holly Thompson
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
Date: March 6, 2012
ISBN-10: 1611720060
ISBN-13: 978-1611720068

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