Ginny Tapley Takemori

Ginny Tapley Takemori is a translator from Japanese, and has translated fiction by more than a dozen early modern and contemporary Japanese writers, ranging from such early literary giants as Izumi Kyoka and Okamoto Kido to contemporary bestsellers Miyuki Miyabe and Ryu Murakami. Her translation of Tomiko Inui's The Secret of the Blue Glass was longlisted for the Carnegie Prize. Her short fiction translations have appeared in Granta, Words Without Borders, and a number of anthologies, and she has also translated nonfiction books about Japanese art, theater, and history.