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Tawada to read at Cafe Vivian, April 16

Author Yoko Tawada, who writes in both Japanese and German, will read from her works at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, at Cafe Vivian in the Frist Campus Center .

Tawada was born in Tokyo and moved to Hamburg, Germany, at the age of 22. She has won numerous literary awards for her work in both languages, including the Adelbert von Chamisso Prize, the highest honor bestowed in Germany upon a foreign-born author.

The reading is sponsored by the Program in East Asian Studies and the Department of Comparative Literature .

Contact: Eric Quinones (609) 258-3601

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