Japan Writers Conference

The 2014 (8th Annual) Japan Writers Conference will be held in Iwate!


The 2014 Japan Writers Conference will be on October 25 & 26 at Iwate National University (“Gandai”) in the city of Morioka, Iwate prefecture.


For some background information on the Japan Writers Conference, see the following:


Voices from the 6th Japan Writers Conference, see Tokyo Tom Baker.


For a Japan Times article featuring JWC organizer John Gribble, click here.


A Sept. 27, 2013 article by Stephen Mansfield about Hans Brinckmann entitled, "Dutch banker turned writer finds a home and inspiration in Japan" here.


Contact John Gribble for details about the 2014 conference.


In 2013 , for the first time, the Japan Writers Conference was held on the beautiful island of Okinawa. It took place in Nishihara City at Okinawa Christian University on November 2nd and 3rd. It was a success. Thanks to all who presented and attended!


For questions or to receive more information, email gribblej"at" (change to "@")gol.com


John Gribble

Bern Mulvey

Co Co-ordinators,

2013 Japan Writers Conference


See photos from the 2009 Conference here.


For a Japan Times article about the conference written by Eric Johnston in 2008, click here.


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