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Iranian writer Shirin Nezammafi is among the six nominees for the 141st Akutagawa Prize for new writers of serious fiction for a story written in Japanese, the Society for the Promotion of Japanese Literature said Thursday.

She is the third nominated writer from a country whose language does not use kanji.

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