The 8th Annual Japan Writers Conference will be held in Iwate in 2014!
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 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
2013 Japan Writers Conference
Some photos from the 2009 Conference are at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/
For a Japan Times article about the conference written by Eric Johnston in 2008, click here.
Those interested in offering suggestions, being a sponsor, or volunteering for 2010 Japan Writers Conference staff positions are invited to join the following elist: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/