Born and raised in the NY area, came to Japan as a student in 1983 with no Japanese. Self-taught; discovered freelance translation and went full-time in 1989; attended IJET-1; lives on Awaji Island; works in non-technical fields. Chaired Kobe IJET in 2006.
e-Juku is an online skill-building program that has been held annually by JAT since 2009. In its current format, participants translate a short text, then discuss their translations via the Basecamp online forum over a period of two to three weeks, together with input from the...