A literary forum will be held at the Taiwan Culture Center in Tokyo on Oct. 30, featuring keynote speeches by Taiwanese author Tsai Su-fen (蔡素芬) and Taiwanese scholarLin Shui-fu (林水福).
Tsai is a notable writer who has received numerous literary awards in Taiwan. With the upcoming release of the Japanese version of her works - "The Child of Salt Pan (鹽田兒女)” and "The Olive Tree (橄欖樹),” Tsai will introduce and explore the theme of "emotions” in Japan.
Lin is a Japanese teacher, author, and translator in Taiwan who has translated works by Japanese authors such as Nitobe Inazō, Junichirō Tanizak, Shūsaku Endō, and Inoue Yasushi. He will be delivering a speech on contemporary Taiwan-Japan exchanges in literature.
Two prominent Japanese scholars, Ikeda Isao (池田功) and Mochizuki Yoshitsugu (望月善次), will also discuss the trajectory of modern poetry in Taiwan and Japan.
For more information on the free forum, please visit http://jp.taiwan.culture.tw/.
‘The Child of the Salt Pan' forum