Three women win Akutagawa, Naoki literary awards

National Jan 17, 2014

Three women win Akutagawa, Naoki literary awards

Three women were named winners of the nation's twice-yearly top literary awards. The Akutagawa Prize, for up-and-coming writers, went to Hiroko Oyamada, 30, for her novel "Ana" ("Hole"), the selection committees said Thursday. The other award, the Naoki Prize, given for popular literature, went to Makate ...