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Congratulations to professor Haruo Shirane for his book Japan and the Culture of The Four Seasons, which was awarded the 2019 Yamagata Banto Prize given by the city of Osaka, Japan!


It’s National Poetry Month, and we’re celebrating by running a month-long raffle!  and featured titles about poetry.  In honor of Earth Day, we’ll also be offering you a chance to win a copy of one of our most recent releases in environmental studies. Check our blog each day for guest posts from authors, book excerpts, or media roundups!

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In yesterday’s post, you read an excerpt from a chapbook published within the Islands or Continents collection called How Can I Call What is Between Us a Past, by Adonis. Today, in a continued celebration of National Poetry Month, we are featuring an excerpt from the 2015 collection called Poetry and Conflict, a product of the International Poetry Nights
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Yesterday, as part of our National Poetry Month celebration, we introduced you to the International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong (IPNHK) chapbooks. Published by the Chinese University Press, these chapbooks are written by each participant and include the poems in the author’s native language, English, and Chinese. Today, we’re featuring an excerpt from How Can I Call What is
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