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Yakisoba

Hiromi Itō

Translated by Jeffrey Angles & Sara Nishi

‘Who connects with the next woman / With tens and hundreds and thousands of women’

Hiromi Itō

Hiromi Itō has written more than ten collections of poetry since her debut in the late 1970s. Her works include Oume (Green Plums), Watashi wa Anjuhimiko de aru (I Am Anjuhimeko) and Kawara Arekusa (Wild Grass upon a Riverbank). She is also the author of numerous essay collections as well as works of prose. She is the winner of the Takami Jun Award.

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Translated by Jeffrey Angles

Jeffrey Angles is an American scholar of modern Japanese literature and an award-winning literary translator of modern and contemporary Japanese poetry and fiction. He is an associate professor of Japanese language and Japanese literature at Western Michigan University.

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Translated by Sara Nishi

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