Jordan A. Y. Smith
Jordan A. Y. Smith is a translator, poet, and Associate Professor of Japanese literature and comparative literature/cultural studies at Josai International University. He has translated poetry by Yoshimasu Gōzō, Saihate Tahi, Mizuta Noriko, Nomura Kiwao, Misumi Mizuki, and fiction from Alberto Fuguet and Fernando Iwasaki. Co-author of the poetry collection, √IC: Redux, with Nagae Yūki and Kanie Naha. He previously taught at CSU Long Beach, UCLA, Roger Williams University, Pepperdine University, and Korea University.