Nakasato, Oscar


Oscar Nakasato is Brazilian, grandson of Japanese immigrants. He is a writer and college professor. Master in Literary Theory and Comparative Literature and PhD in Brazilian Literature, he published his thesis entitled IMAGES OF INTEGRATION AND DUALITY: JAPANESE- BRAZILIAN CHARACTERS IN FICTION by Blücher, in 2010. For years, he wrote critical reviews of Japanese literature for daily Folha de S. Paulo. He won literary awards with the tales HELLO, PERI’S EYES and BOY ON THE TREE. Already published in Japan, NIHONJIN, Nakasato’s debut novel, won the following awards: Benvirá Prize for Literature (2011), Bunkyo Prize for Literature (2011) and the Jabuti award (2012).