Jeffrey Angles

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Jeffrey Angles (1971- ) is an associate professor of Japanese and translation at Western Michigan University.  He is the author of Writing the Love of Boys: Origins of Bishōnen Culture in Japanese Modernist Literature (University of Minnesota Press, 2011) and translator of the award-winning Forest of Eyes: Selected Poems of Tada Chimako (University of California Press, 2010), Mutsuo Takahashi's Twelve Views from the Distance (University of Minnesota Press, 2012), Hiromi Itō's Wild Grass on the Riverbank (Action Books, 2014) and numerous other works of prose and poetry.  He also writes poetry in his second language, Japanese.