NP’s Artistic Director, Shawn Mahler, will give a presentation in English about the history of Nagoya Players, the evolution of English-Language theater, and how it can benefit Japanese audiences, as well as language learners.
Writer, director and producer Shawn Mahler will lead an informal discussion about his debut novel Chizawa Bay at Imaike Library Club on Nov. 28th.
Author Heather L. Barksdale recently posted a review of Chizawa Bay: As Ugly as I Am. And she was also kind enough to put together an interesting interview with me to discuss my approach to writing and the construction of the novel. If you’re curious about how I put Chizawa Bay together please give it a read:
I reached out to Heather and she was kind enough to read and review my own debut novel, Chizawa Bay. It’s a very honest review and one I’m very proud of having.
Woke up this morning to an amazing review of ‘Chizawa Bay’ by AVO Magazine – One click closer to Japan. I was really touched by all the kind words and the […]
Reviewer Clive recently wrote up his thoughts on Chizawa Bay and I’m very flattered by his appraisal. Please read the full review and if it piques your interest check out the sample pages on Amazon.com.
Well, the long wait is over and the panic has set in;) Chizawa Bay, As Ugly As I Am is now available on Amazon in both ebook and paperback. Thank […]
I was recently interviewed by Jason Morgan of Japan Forward and discussed a bit of my background, life in Japan, the performing arts and my new novel, Chizawa Bay.
Joe Palermo’s No Pianos, Pets or Foreigners!: My Life in Japan in the 80’s offers many firsthand accounts of what life was like back then. And what surprised me most was that it’s not entirely different from what life for an expat in Japan is like now.
I’ve received a number of requests for samples of Chizawa Bay. Thank you to everyone for your interest in my novel, it is truly humbling.