North American Japanese Literary Forum

Multiple award-winning novelist HIRANO Keiichiro is coming to North America this March!

Seattle: Saturday, March 16, 12:15 PM @ Seattle Convention Center Room 609
Vancouver: Monday, March 18, 1:00 PM @ UBC Asian Centre Auditorium

Author of novels such as A Man and At the End of the Matinee, HIRANO Keiichiro will visit Seattle and Vancouver in March of 2024 to share his personal experiences as a writer of Japan’s “Lost Generation.” Mr. HIRANO will also discuss the characteristics of writers of the generation before and after him, delve into the question of identity, and as a current member of the Akutagawa Prize selection committee, touch upon recent trends in Japanese literature.