Japanese Writer Mai. Y (Hana)

is creating Essays & Stories in both English and Japanese

About Japanese Writer Mai. Y (Hana)

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I'm Mai, a Japanese writer. Here is one of my stories...

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English blog: https://japanesque-cafe.com/
Medium: https://medium.com/@hanatabito

Travel blog (in English): https://backpack-traveler.com/en/
旅行ブログ(日本語): https://backpack-traveler.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/hana_gardener


My Books (in English)

"Haiku & Tanka Practise: Insights of a Japanese poet"

I have self-published some books in Japanese before, but this is the first time to publish a book in English. I am so happy to achieve this!

--- I am Japanese and was born and grew up in Japan. We learn Haiku and Tanka at school in Japan, so they are familiar to me. Both Haiku and Tanka are types of Japanese literature. Although I had never tried to write Haiku or Tanka poems in Japanese before, I love writing Haiku and Tanka now.
"Haiku poetry is a thrilling way to communicate with your audience. The idea behind Haiku poetry is the... --- Read More on Amazon

"Haiku and Tanka Collection in Japanese and English: Insights of a Japanese poet"

---Haiku and Tanka are traditional Japanese poetry styles. Haiku poem is composed of 17 moras which are supposed to correspond to 5-7-5 syllables in three lines in English while Tanka has 31 moras or 5-7-5-7-7 syllables in five lines.
We, Japanese people, learn some famous Haiku and Tanka poetry written by ancient poets in school. Although I have known about Haiku and Tanka poetry for a long time, I hadn’t thought of writing them myself even in Japanese. However, I love writing them in English now...
--- Read More on Amazon




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