Hideo Yokoyama (Author)
Born in 1957, Hideo Yokoyama worked for twelve years as an investigative reporter with a regional newspaper north of Tokyo, before becoming one of Japan's most acclaimed fiction writers. Prefecture D is his third work to be translated into the English language.
Jonathan Lloyd-Davies (Translator)
Jonathan Lloyd-Davies studied Japanese at Durham and Chinese at Oxford. His other translations include Edge by Koji Suzuki, which received the Shirley Jackson award for best novel. Originally from Wales, he now resides in Tokyo.