Translation Works
To Japanese
Mizuko Masuda
Mizuko Masuda (1948-) graduated from the Faculty of Agriculture of the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, belongs to two minorities in the field of Japanese literature: women and scientists. From the late seventies, while working in a biochemistry lab at Nippon Medical University, she began to publish fiction. Her short stories have great appeal as well, and she is a repeated nominee for the Akutagawa Prize.
1985 Noma Literary Prize for New Writers, Jiyu jikan (Free Time)
1986 Izumi Kyoka Prize, for Single Cell
2001 Ito Sei Prize, for Tsukiyomi (Moon-viewing)