Michael Emmerich
Michael Emmerich, who received his PhD in Japanese Literature from Columbia University. He has translated over a dozen Japanese books, including Rieko Matsuura's The Apprenticeship of Big Toe P. He was awarded the 2010 Japan-U.S.Friendship Commission Prize for the Translation of Japanese Literature for his translation of Manazuru, by Hiromi Kawakami, a JLPP selected title.