Junzo Shono, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Junzo Shono

Japanese writer

Date of Birth: 09-Feb-1921

Place of Birth: Ōsaka, Ōsaka Prefecture, Japan

Date of Death: 21-Sep-2009

Profession: writer, novelist

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Junzo Shono

  • Junzo Shono (?? ??, Shono Junzo, 9 February 1921 – 21 September 2009) was a Japanese novelist.
  • A native of Osaka, he began writing novels after World War II.
  • He won the 1954 Akutagawa Prize for his book Purusaido Shokei (Poolside Scene).
  • Shono's other award-winning books include Seibutsu (Still Life), for which he won the Shinchosha literary prize, Yube no Kumo (Evening Clouds), which was awarded the 1965 Yomiuri Prize, and Eawase (Picture Cards) which took the Noma literary prize.

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