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New Japanese Horizons

Series Editor(s)

Michiko Wilson, University of Virginia

Gustav Heldt, University of Virginia

Doug Merwin, MerwinAsia

Acquiring Editor

Alexis Siemon

A Literature-in-Translation Series

This series aims to expand current knowledge of Japan’s rich literary tradition in the English-speaking world by giving visibility to a wide range of historical experience and forms of expression. With this goal in mind, New Japanese Horizons seeks to provide quality translations of literary works from the classical period to contemporary that are both of interest to a general audience and informative in an academic context.

NJH welcomes submissions of translations of literature. Please send submission and queries to, put New Japanese Horizons translations in the subject line. NJH series accepts completed translated manuscripts only. To avoid delays in publication, please be prepared to show approval for translation and publication obtained from author and publisher of the original text with your submitted manuscript. 

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