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Nejime Shōichi

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Occupation  Author
Name  Nejime Shoichi
Books  Bit by Bit
Nationality  Japanese
Role  Poet
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Nejime Shōichi (ねじめ 正一, 祢寝 正一, born June 16, 1948) is a Japanese poet and novelist born on June 16, 1948. He dropped out of Aoyama Gakuin University while he was majoring in economics.



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While in Aoyama, he ran a business known as Nejime Mingeiten, a folk craft store. He also was a member of a grass lot baseball team known as the "Fouls". In 1989, he won the Naoki Prize. In 1997, he became the first champion of "Poetry Boxing". In 2001, he was in charge of the NHK panel "Words of Power, Poems of Power"


  • Poetry Anthologies
  • Negima Shoichi Shishu (Negima Shoichi Poetry Anthology)
  • Noumaku Menma
  • Koenji Junjo Shōtengai (Koenji pure heart shopping street)
  • Essays

  • I want to give the power of words
  • The enigma of a Nagasaki home.
  • 200 Letters to Nagasaki
  • Nejime's bruxism
  • Awards

  • 1989 Naoki Prize.
  • One of his stories appears in Read Real Japanese
  • References

    Nejime Shōichi Wikipedia

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