SCBWI Tokyo Translation Day 2010: Bringing Japanese Children's Books to the World

Date: Saturday, June 12th, 2010 Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Speaker: Arthur Binard, Cathy Hirano, Cheryl Klein, Akiko Beppu, Rei Uemura, Tokuma Shoten, and Yurika Yoshida

A day of presentations, critiques, and conversation for published and pre-published translators of Japanese children's literature (picture books through young adult) into English. Presenters include translators Arthur Binard and Cathy Hirano; Cheryl Klein, Senior Editor, Arthur A. Levine Books (Scholastic Inc.); Akiko Beppu, Editorial Director, Kaisei-sha; Rei Uemura, Editor-in-Chief of Children's Books, Tokuma Shoten; and Yurika Yoshida, President and CEO of Japan Foreign-Rights Centre. For a detailed schedule and speaker bios visit

Organization: The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Japan (SCBWI)

Cost: SCBWI Members: 3,000 yen in advance, 4,000 yen at the door
Non-members: 4,000 yen in advance, 5,000 yen at the door

Venue: Yokohama International School, in the Loft, 2F Pauli Bldg.

Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan


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