O-bakanaru | Eric Ozawa | Granta Magazine


Eric Ozawa

‘When your wife walks away from you, she does not disappear. When you turn your back, she does not vanish. She will be there when you open your eyes.’

Eric Ozawa

Eric Ozawa is a writer and translator who was born in Tokyo and raised in the United States. He has covered the on-going nuclear crisis and the aftermath of Japan’s 11 March earthquake and tsunami for The Nation magazine. He lives in New York where he teaches writing at New York University. ‘O-bakanaru’ is an excerpt from a novel in progress.

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