SBP Blog

The Literary Review on Shun Medoruma's 'In the Woods of Memory'

Intern Intern - Monday, April 02, 2018

The Literary Review just wrote a penetrating and eloquent article on Shun Medoruma's novel In the Woods of Memory, asserting that it's "not simply a meditation on the failure to act, but on the inability to act either rightly or enough or both." Read More

Interview: Jeanette Arakawa talks "The Little Exile" on NBC's Asian Pacific America with Robert Handa

Intern Intern - Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Stone Bridge Press author Jeanette Arakawa appeared on NBC's Asian Pacific America with Robert Handa to discuss her new Japanese internment memoir The Little Exile and the process of writing these memories out into a narrative.
 Read More

The International Examiner reviews 'The Little Exile' by Jeanette Arakawa

Intern Intern - Monday, March 12, 2018

The International Examiner just penned an insightful review of Jeanette Arakawa's WWII Japanese internment memoir The Little Exile, calling it "an evocative excursion into a young person’s life being drastically inverted." Much appreciated!  Read More

Black Warrior Review of 'In the Woods of Memory' by Shun Medoruma

Intern Intern - Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Black Warrior Review just wrote a comprehensive review of renowned Okinawan writer Shun Medoruma's novel In the Woods of Memory, eloquently asserting that "Medoruma asks after not only the lives of survivors, but also after the half-life of trauma, to measure how long it echoes."
 Read More

Stone Bridge Cafe: "Sugihara"

Intern Intern - Thursday, January 04, 2018

Stone Bridge Cafe is a bi-weekly online series from Stone Bridge Press devoted to bringing readers short stories, poems, non-fiction pieces, photographs, and artwork from and/or about East Asia. For submission guidelines and info, follow the link at the bottom of this post.  Read More

Like our blog? Please share it!


Subscribe to the SBP Mailing List

New Releases

Amy’s Guide to Best Behavior in Japan

Going to Japan? This unfussy modern guide guarantees you keep it polite and get it right!

Easy and Fun Katakana

Learn the second key Japanese syllabary from every angle: reading, writing, and real-world examples.

Exploring Kyoto

This revised and updated edition of the Japan travel classic and cultural guide gets you wandering from downtown quarters to remote mountaintop temples and features expanded information on new museums and gardens now open year-round for viewing.

My Year of Dirt and Water

Married to a Zen monk in training, an American woman in Japan chronicles her own year of growth and discovery.

Tag Cloud

swastika publishing buddhism Nikolas Bunton Chinese culture monks wife pottery kansuke naka rachel manley tk nakagaki osamu tezuka China 1960s Korea astrology hooked cross henry kiyama internment zen Christianity in Japan hitler Chiune Sugihara buddhist japanese customs yukio mishima Shoah william f sibley four immigrants non-fiction stone bridge cafe literature japanese bath jing liu suicide japan restaurant hiroaki sato disney Tokyo Olympics World War II takuma sminkey Japanese literature understandind china through comics book tour eastern and western philosophy bookstore 1960's Japan Ukiyo-e zen monk AAS Travel UCLA koun seppuku journal of a zen monks wife in japan Spirituality journal' monks wife otakuusa japanese book comic history poetry of consciousness Olympics asia memoir my year of dirt and water damian flanagan review Japan jared cook Anime/Manga/Comics History memoir, tracy franz, zen monk, buddhist japan travel manga Poetry literary prize politics and prose Japanese art manners peace literary review Okinawan literature giajin Chinese history publicity Culture leonard koren in the woods of memory tricycle magazine japanese people gratitude in japan Korea Art/Design buddhist swastika monk wife haiku travel Japan VIZ reviews japan guide Coming of Age Day etiquette matcha sensei book zazen haibun guide musical Children's Books Korea photography how to order in japan book review Japanese aesthetics purification amy chavez how to travel in japan drinking in japan bowing in japan japanese etiquette tea garden japanese drunk WWII student teacher new books Translation eating in japan michael emmerich japan custom anime nazi chinese comics Interview university of chicago t.k. nakagaki Year of the Dog gaijin pot journal religion shun medoruma award ritual author signing what do in japan japanese books book hoarding suehiro maruo illustration classic japanese literature Basho stone bridge press tracy franz book publicity Chinese Astrology japan memoir author verticle gaijinpot Spring Festival green tea min kahng new york wife holocaust janet pocorobba Basho's Narrow Road the silver spoon comics center of east asian studies tourist Children's Literature world literature today ningen shikkaku fred schodt Chinese New Year announcement World War Two how to a shameful life Asian Studies mark gibeau asian review of books frederik schodt diary behavior the fourth string washington dc japanese culture monk book signing photography classic book blurb shamisen osamu dazai the japan times Second World War author tour no longer human blurb japanese travel dark horse expat author event danica davidson japan food the buddhist swastika Language The Colorado Review japan etiquette 2020 Olympics Japanese holidays china history tea Christianity