What: The Japanese Literature Challenge
When: November 30, 2007 until January 30, 2008
How: Read three pieces of Japanese Literature, from any genre, and post your opinions on your blog.
Why: It will be fun to learn about new authors, and new pieces of literature, from each other.
RSVP in the comments, and I will link your name under the Japanese Literature button in my sidebar.
Prizes: I’ve been folding paper for days, and putting together little things to fit into the theme. They are as follows:
The first place prize includes the following: the newly released, hardbound edition of The Street of A Thousand Blossoms by Gail Tsukiyama (which I just found at Barnes and Noble), a paper crane, a ball, a box with lid, a star box, a jar with tiny puffy stars, a fan from Japan, and a Japanese Cherry Blossom body cream.
The second place prize includes: Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman by Haruki Murakami, a paper crane, a box with lid, a book mark from Japan, a jar of tiny puffy stars, and a set of star folding paper for you to try the stars yourself. (Don’t worry, the directions are on the back, and they’re easy!)
The third place prize is: a hardbound edition of Tales of Moonlight and Rain, a paper crane and a little book I folded, and a notebook from Japan.
I hope you join in the adventure. I’m looking forward to a great time together.