Mac B. Gill

Japanese --> English translation
MFA in Literary Translation from the University of Iowa, May 2020.

About

Freelance translator from Japanese to English. Primary areas of expertise are literature from 1900s-modern, non-fiction, and creative, non-traditional works.

For my digital scholarship and research on The Tale of Genji please visit:

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Education

  • Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies, June 2021

  • MFA: Literary Translation (Japanese) University of Iowa, May 2020

  • BA: Japanese University of Wisconsin-Madison, May 2016

Translations

  • “Prayers from the Bikini Sea.” Bikini no Umi no Negai picture book, art by Atsuhiko Morimoto, text by The Bikini Kamishibai Picture Story Show Group. Forthcoming.

  • “Monet’s Garden Marmottan in Kitagawa Village.” Kitagawamura Monet no Niwa Marumottan website and pamphlet. Translated in collaboration with Tom Davies. Forthcoming.

  • “From the Forest Railway to Japan’s Yuzu Road.” Shinrin tetsudō kara nihon ichi no yuzu rōdo PR video, produced by Japan Heritage. Translation contributor. Forthcoming.

  • “Prayers from the Bikini Sea.” Bikini no Umi no Negai kamishibai, art by Atsuhiko Morimoto, text by The Bikini Kamishibai Picture Story Show Group. May 2021.

  • “The Fox Girls of Kowata High.” Kowata Kitsune by Fujino Kaori. 91st Meridian, Volume 10, Number 1, Spring 2020 https://iwp.uiowa.edu/91st/vol10-num1/fujino-kaori-“the-fox-girls-of-kowata-high”

  • “Songs Still Sung: Voices from the Tsunami Shores.” Tohoku onba no uta—tsunami no hamabe de. Documentary film by Arai Takako and Suzuki Yoi. Translation contributor and translation team coordinator. Debut showing November 10, 2019

  • “Pandora's Box: The Brief, Brilliant Life of Kei Taniguchi.” by Akihiro Ōishi. Translated in collaboration with Hiko Ito. Alpinist (magazine), Issue 68, Winter 2019–20 http://www.alpinist.com/doc/web19f/wfeature-a68-life-of-kei-taniguchi

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