Three novelists picked for Japan's Akutagawa and Naoki literary awards

National Jan 17, 2019

Three novelists picked for Japan's Akutagawa and Naoki literary awards

Three novelists were selected Wednesday to receive the country's prestigious Akutagawa and Naoki literary awards for their works that covered a range of contemporary and historical topics. Takahiro Ueda and Ryohei Machiya won the Akutagawa Prize for up-and-coming authors, while Junjo Shindo won the Naoki ...