Fujisawa Shu

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In this Japanese name, the family name is Fujisawa.
Fujisawa Shu
Born (1959-06-29) June 29, 1959 (age 57)
Nishikanbara District, Niigata Prefecture, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Alma mater Hosei University
Notable works Buenosu Airesu gozen reiji ("Midnight In Buenos Aires")

Fujisawa Shū (藤沢 周?, born June 29, 1959) is a Japanese writer active during the late Shōwa and early Heisei period periods of Japan.


Fujisawa was born in the former Uchino-machi (then in Nishikanbara District, Niigata Prefecture; now part of Nishi-ku, Niigata), and a graduate of the Literature Department of Hosei University.

In 1998, he was awarded the prestigious Akutagawa Prize for his novel Buenosu Airesu gozen reiji (Midnight In Buenos Aires).[1]

He is currently working as a professor at Hosei University.


  1. ^ 芥川賞受賞者一覧 (in Japanese). Bungeishunjū. Retrieved 2010-01-27.