Translation Works
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Fumiko Kometani
Fumiko Kometani (1930 ~) is from Osaka. After graduating from university, she started her career as a painter and then, she won a prize at Nika Association's exhibition. This brought her the fellowship from New Hampshire, U.S.A., where she met her future husband novelist Josh Greenfeld. After becoming a mother, she started writing novels.
1985 Bungakukai Prize for New Writers, for Enrai no Kyaku (Guest from a long-distance)
1985 Shincho Prize for New Writers, for Sugikoshi no Matsuri (Passover)
1986 Akutagawa Prize, for Sugikoshi no Matsuri
1998 Women's Literary Prize, for Family Business (Family Business)