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  • Kiwamu Shiiba

    Kiwamu Shiiba 椎葉究

    Kiwamu Shiiba completed a master’s degree in environmental science at the University of Tsukuba and received a doctorate in agricultural science from Kyūshū University. After working in industry at Nisshin Seifun Group Inc., where he … Details

  • Seiji Shiota

    Seiji Shiota 塩田星児

    Seiji Shiota graduated from Oita Medical University (which later became the Oita University Faculty of Medicine) in 2002 and joined what is now its Department of General Medicine. For the last 12 years he has … Details

  • Naoya Shiga

    Naoya Shiga 志賀直哉

    Naoya Shiga  (1883–1971) studied English literature at the University of Tokyo, later switching to Japanese literature but eventually dropping out before graduation. In 1910 he and a group of fellow writers, including Saneatsu Mushanokoji, … Details

  • Sayaka Shigeta

    Sayaka Shigeta シゲタサヤカ

    Sayaka Shigeta (1979–) was born in Kanagawa Prefecture. After completing a junior college program and working at a printing company, she enrolled in the Palette Club School to study the art of creating … Details

  • Kiyoshi Shigematsu

    Kiyoshi Shigematsu  (1963–)  worked during his college years on the editorial staff of Waseda University's literary journal Waseda bungaku. During this period Shigematsu would often visit writer Kenji Nakagami to solicit his writing wisdom and help … Details

  • Tsukasa Shigemitsu

    Tsukasa Shigemitsu graduated from the Hokkaido University School of Engineering with a degree in electronics, and went on to complete his doctor of engineering degree in the graduate school of the same institution. Following a stint … Details

  • Chika Shigemori

    Chika Shigemori 重森千佳

    Chika Shigemori was born in Kyoto and graduated from the Seian University of Art and Design. Since graduation, she has been pursuing her dream of becoming a picture-book author, a goal she set for herself … Details

  • Katsuhiko Shigeri

    Katsuhiko Shigeri シゲリカツヒコ

    Katsuhiko Shigeri  (1962–)  was born in Gifu Prefecture and completed his education at a technical school. An author and illustrator of picture books, he also works as a freelance illustrator for book covers. He made … Details

  • Bunroku Shishi

    Bunroku Shishi 獅子文六

    Bunroku Shishi  (1893–1969) was a playwright and founding member of the Bungakuza Theater, but finding theater a poor source of income he began writing humorous fiction to support himself. His writing gained popularity from … Details

  • Shusuke Shizukui

    Shusuke Shizukui 雫井脩介

    Shusuke Shizukui (1968–) made his publishing debut after winning the Shincho Mystery Club Prize in 1999 for a suspense novel set in the world of judo, Eiko itto (Path to Glory). He received … Details

  • Setsuko Shinoda

    Setsuko Shinoda 篠田節子

    Setsuko Shinoda  (1955–) found employment with the city of Hachiōji after college, working in such places as the public library, but she also attended cultural-center classes with her sights set on becoming a writer. … Details

  • Hisanori Shinohara

    Hisanori Shinohara (1953–) was born in Saitama Prefecture. He holds a doctorate in science and is currently a professor in the Graduate School of Science of Nagoya University, where his research interests encompass … Details

  • Tomoka Shibasaki

    Tomoka Shibasaki 柴崎友香

    Tomoka Shibasaki (1973–) was born in Osaka and began writing fiction while still in high school. After graduating from university, she took an office job but continued writing, managing to get onto the … Details

  • Aiko Shibata

    Aiko Shibata 柴田愛子

    Aiko Shibata (1948–)  is a childcare specialist. After working at a private kindergarten for some time, in 1982 she established The Apple Tree—a nursery school for children from ages two to five—with three colleagues, … Details

  • Tetsuji Shibata

    Tetsuji Shibata 柴田鉄治

    Tetsuji Shibata (1935–) graduated from the University of Tokyo School of Science with a degree in physics. He joined the Asahi Shimbun Company in 1959, where he served in numerous capacities during his … Details

  • Tetsutaka Shibata

    Tetsutaka Shibata 柴田哲孝

    Tetsutaka Shibata (1957–) dropped out of the photography program at the Nihon University College of Art to become a freelance photographer, and then a writer. An avid outdoorsman, he has participated twice in … Details

  • Motoyuki Shibata

    Motoyuki Shibata 柴田元幸

    Motoyuki Shibata (1954–) is a professor at the University of Tokyo and a translator. He has translated numerous works by Paul Auster, Steven Millhauser, Rebecca Brown, Thomas Pynchon, Stuart Dybek, Joseph Conrad, and … Details

  • Miho Shimao

    Miho Shimao 島尾ミホ

    Miho Shimao (1919–2007) was born in Kagoshima Prefecture, where she spent her early years growing up on Kakeroma Island, among the Amami Islands south of Kyushu, before moving to Tokyo for high school. She subsequently … Details

  • Yumiko Shimaoka

    Yumiko Shimaoka しまおかゆみこ

    Yumiko Shimaoka (1961–) was born in Nagoya and graduated from the Faculty of Letters at Aichi Prefectural University. She participated in a folklore study group while in college, where she learned the joys … Details

  • Ken Shimatani

    Ken Shimatani 島谷謙

    Ken Shimatani (1957–) completed his doctoral coursework in literature and linguistics in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Tsukuba University, and ultimately earned his PhD in literature from the University … Details