Monkey Magazine #02
MONKEY New Writing from Japan showcases the best of contemporary Japanese literature. MONKEY publishes short fiction and poetry, interviews and essays, new translations of the work of earlier writers, and graphic stories by Satoshi Kitamura and collaborations between Japanese authors and North American graphic artists.
Creating a bridge between Japanese and American writers and the audiences that love them, MONKEY also features work by American, British, and Canadian writers.
In this issue: Vol. 2 of MONKEY is 184 pages of full color, featuring the best of contemporary Japanese literature, from Kikuko Tsumura and Aoko Matsuda to Mieko Kawakami and Haruki Murakami, new translations of work by twentieth-century writers such as Yasunari Kawabata, a new graphic story by Satoshi Kitamura inspired by Gogol's "The Overcoat," and new work by American and Canadian writers Brian Evenson, Laird Hunt, Eric McCormack, and Barry Yourgrau—all friends of MONKEY. Published during the second year of the pandemic, this issue celebrates travel—something we did mostly in our imaginations in 2021!
Tokyo, Japan; 190x260mm; 152 pages