Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Speaker Profile - Avery Fischer Udagawa


Region: Japan
Age Levels: 5-10, 11-13, and 14-17
Skype Visit: Yes
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Avery ( is a Japanese to English translator based in Bangkok. Her translations include the middle grade novels Temple Alley Summer by Sachiko Kashiwaba and J-Boys: Kazuo's World, Tokyo, 1965 by Shogo Oketani. She serves as SCBWI and SCBWI Japan Translator Coordinator. 

Presentation Description:

Avery offers school visits for the purpose of promoting literacy and awakening interest in translation. She also talks with adults about multicultural parenting and children's literature. She can appear live or via video chat. For more details and example presentations, please visit her website.