Contributor

Iain Maloney

Iain Maloney is a Scottish novelist, poet, journalist and editor based in Gifu Prefecture. His three novels, "The Waves Burn Bright," "Silma Hill" and "First Time Solo" are out now, as is his haiku collection, "Fractures."

Articles

Culture

Great Japanese Writers: Ryu Murakami

From enfant terrible of the Japanese literary scene to master of its dark arts, Ryu Murakami’s sinister world and black humor have been delighting readers for more than four decades.

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The Only Gaijin in the Village: Comfortably Numb

In May 2016 my wife and I moved to rural Japan. I am the only foreigner in the village.

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Winter Tour: Strolling and Snowshoeing Through Gifu’s Hidden Spots

Northern Gifu has much to offer in winter. Let Satoyama Experience guide you through the streets and hills of Hida-Furukawa in this winter wonderland.

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The Only Gaijin the Village: New Year’s Day

In May 2016 my wife and I moved to rural Japan. I am the only foreigner in the village.

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The Only Gaijin in the Village: Paint it Black

In May 2016 my wife and I moved to rural Japan. I am the only foreigner in the village.

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Culture

Great Japanese Writers: Miyuki Miyabe

Enjoy genre-jumping with this popular author who has written across science fiction, mystery, historical fiction, children’s fiction, young adult, fantasy, crime, thriller and horror

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The Only Gaijin in the Village: Happy When it Rains

In May 2016, my wife and I moved to rural Japan. I am the only foreigner in the village.

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The Only Gaijin in the Village: Wuthering Heights

In May 2016, my wife and I moved to rural Japan. I am the only foreigner in the village.

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