Ewick is Professor of Literary & Cultural Studies @ Tokyo Woman's Christian University. He began
collecting material for the Archive of Japan
in English-Language Verse around 1987, became conscious that the collection
might be of interest to a few other people around
1997, and is responsible for putting parts of it online in 2003. He may
Irene De Angelis is a Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Turin, co-editor with Joseph Woods of Our Shared Japan: An Anthology of Contemporary Irish Poetry (2007), and author of The Japanese Effect in Contemporary Irish Poetry (2012) among numerous other works. At the Archive of Japan in English-Language Verse she is editor for recent and contemporary work, particularly In the Spaces Between East and West, the section focusing on poems first published in & after 2000.