Jeffrey Hunter
Jeffrey Hunter received his doctorate in Buddhist Studies, with a minor in Japanese literature, from the University Wisconsin, after pursuing graduate studies at the University of Tokyo. He has worked as a translator and editor for 25 years, specializing in religion, philosophy, art, architecture, and both modern and Edo-period literature. Among his translations are Snow Country Tales (Hokuetsu Seppu) by Bokushi Suzuki, Ando Shoeki: Collected Writings, Tariki: Embracing Despair, Discovering Peace by Hiroyuki Itsuki, short stories by Kyoji Kobayashi and Yoshinori Shimizu, and most recently, Tokyo Seven Rose by Hisashi Inoue.
2nd JLPP International Translation CompetitionFRANKFURT BOOK FAIR