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Louise Heal Kawai

Louise Heal Kawai was born in Manchester, England, and resides in Yokohama, Japan. She is the translator of Ms Ice Sandwich by Kawakami Mieko, The Honjin Murders by Yokomizo Seishi, and many novels, short stories and poetry by a variety of Japanese authors. Her translation of Yokoyama Hideo’s Seventeen was longlisted for the 2019 Best Translated Book Award. She is currently working on a theatre translation project with the New National Theatre, Tokyo and Royal Court Theatre, London.