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Spring Verdure Issue (May)


A second crowning achievement following the 2005 academic year

Professor Toshiyuki Horie (Faculty of Letters, Arts, and Sciences) wins the Yomiuri Prize for Literature

In recognition of his work Sine Curve, Professor Toshiyuki Horie of the Faculty of Letters, Arts, and Sciences was awarded the 61st Yomiuri Prize for Literature in the category of Essay and Travelogue. The Yomiuri Prize for Literature is awarded to the most outstanding literary works released and published within 1 year. The award is given in the categories of Fiction, play and scenario, Essay and Travelogue, Criticism and Biography, Poetry and Haiku, and Scholarship and Translation.

In the past, Professor Horie has already received a great number of awards such as the Yukio Mishima Prize, the Akutagawa Prize, the Kawabata Yasunari Prize for Literature, and the Tanizaki Prize. This marks the second time that he has received the Yomiuri Prize for Literature.