Hideo Levy Nihongo o Kaku Heya


("The Room for Writing Japanese")



Ian Hideo Levy (リービ 英雄, Rībi Hideo, born 29 November 1950) is an American-born Japanese language author. Levy was born in California and educated in Taiwan, the US, and Japan. He is one of the first Americans to write modern literature in Japanese, and his work has won the Noma Literary New Face Prize and the Yomiuri Prize, among other literary prizes.