Motoyuki Shibata

A photo of Motoyuki Shibata

Motoyuki Shibata taught American literature and literary translation at the University of Tokyo until March, 2014. He translates contemporary American fiction, and among authors he has translated are Paul Auster, Steven Millhauser, Stuart Dybek, and Rebecca Brown. He is editor of the English-language literary journal Monkey Business, as well as of the Japanese-language journal Monkey.

Illustration Credit: Satomi Shimabukuro.