‘Day to Day’, inspired by the need to respond to Covid-19 creatively and positively as a publishing industry, is a series of narrative fiction linked by the theme “After April 1st”.
‘Day to Day’ features daily short stories, short-shorts, newly written works by 50 important and highly regarded Japanese authors set in Japan after April 1st 2020.
Each story when rendered in English is typically around 500 words in length and is being published in open access in Japanese, English and Chinese simultaneously online alongside profiles of each author.
Links to English translations of the works by Takuji Ichikawa (translated by Emily Balistrieri) and Soji Shimada (translated by Louise Heal Kawai) are below:
The Borderless Boys and Girls Club by Takuji Ichikawa, 12 June
Dream Island Expo, 2020 by Soji Shimada, 2 July
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