Motoyuki Shibata

Motoyuki Shibata teaches American literature and literary translation at the University of Tokyo.  Among authors he has translated are Paul Auster, Steve Erickson, Steven Millhauser, Richard Powers, Stuart Dybek, Rebecca Brown, and Barry Yourgrau.  The American Narcissus, his collection of critical essays, received the Suntory Prize for Social Sciences and Humanities in 2005.