Allison Markin Powell

Allison Markin Powell


Allison Markin Powell is a literary translator, editor, and publishing consultant in New York City. Her translation of Strange Weather in Tokyo by Hiromi Kawakami was nominated for the Man Asian Literary Prize and the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. Other authors she has translated include Osamu Dazai, Fuminori Nakamura, and Kanako Nishi. She maintains the website

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Buy Allison Markin Powell’s translation of Hiromi Kawakami’s Strange Weather in Tokyo on Amazon.

Events with Allison Markin Powell

Translation Slam

09 May 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Nuyorican Poets Cafe
236 E. 3rd St.
New York, NY 10009