Taiyo Fujii

Writer and Director
SFWJ
Participates in 8 items
Taiyo Fujii was born in Amami Oshima Island—that is, between Kyushu and Okinawa. He worked for stage design, desktop publishing, exhibition graphic design, and software development. In 2012, Fujii self-published Gene Mapper serially in a digital format of his own design, and became Amazon.co.jp's number one Kindle bestseller of that year. The novel was revised and republished by Hayakawa Publishing in 2013 and was nominated for the Nihon SF Taisho Award and the Seiun Award. In Gene Mapper he discrive in detail of AR/VR communication, GMO plant and terror for infrastructure. Second novel Orbital Cloud won the 2014 Nihon SF Taisho Award and Japanese Nebula Awards. In 2019, novelette collection Hello, World! won a mainstream literature awards; Yoshikawa Eiji Literature Awards for Young Writers. Fujii attended 18th president of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Japan and developed wide connection with Science Fiction communities all over the world.

Sessions in which Taiyo Fujii participates

Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZST/Wellington
13:00
13:00
Accessible Magic 50 minutes, 13:00 NZST - 13:50 NZST

Programming - Programme Room 3 (Webinar)

Panel

Andi C. Buchanan, Writer (Panelist)

Taiyo Fujii, SFWJ (Panelist)

Petrea Mitchell (Moderator)

17:00
17:00
Japanese Science Fiction 50 minutes, 17:00 NZST - 17:50 NZST

Programming - Programme Room 1 (Webinar)

Panel

Mari Kotani, Meiji University (Panelist)

Dohjin Miyamoto, University of Tsukuba (Panelist)

Hirotaka Osawa, University of Tsukuba (Panelist)

Taiyo Fujii, SFWJ (Panelist)

Takayuki Tatsumi, Keio University (Moderator)

Thursday 30 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZST/Wellington
15:30
15:30
Reading: Taiyo Fujii 25 minutes, 15:30 NZST - 15:55 NZST

Programming - Reading Room 2

Reading

Taiyo Fujii, SFWJ (Speaker)

Friday 31 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZST/Wellington
12:00
12:00
Art for Children 50 minutes, 12:00 NZST - 12:50 NZST

Programming - Programme Room 5 (Zoom Meeting)

Panel

Erin Wilcox, SFWA (Moderator)

Taiyo Fujii, SFWJ (Panelist)

Alyssa Winans (Panelist)

17:00
17:00

Programming - Programme Room 3 (Webinar)

Panel

Andy Dudak (Panelist)

Yen Ooi (Panelist)

Taiyo Fujii, SFWJ (Panelist)

Regina Kanyu Wang, Storycom (Moderator)

Saturday 1 August, 2020

Time Zone: NZST/Wellington
18:00
18:00
Chinese Short Fiction 50 minutes, 18:00 NZST - 18:50 NZST

Programming - Programme Room 3 (Webinar)

Panel

Amelia Lee, Chengdu Eight Light Minutes Culture (Panelist)

Yilun Fan, Chengdu Eight Light Minutes Culture (Moderator)

Joyce Chng (Panelist)

Taiyo Fujii, SFWJ (Panelist)

Yen Ooi (Panelist)

20:00
20:00
Gravity Awards Ceremony 50 minutes, 20:00 NZST - 20:50 NZST

Programming - Programme Room 3 (Webinar)

Award

Regina Kanyu Wang, Storycom (Moderator)

Alex Li, Future Affairs Administration (Moderator)

Tang Fei (Participant)

Chu Wu (Participant)

Min Su (Participant)

Qiufan Chen, Thema Mundi (Participant)

Sheila Williams, Asimov's Science Fiction (Presenter)

Cat Rambo, Cat Rambo (Presenter)

Fran Wilde (Presenter)

Taiyo Fujii, SFWJ (Presenter)

Feng Zhang (Moderator)

Sunday 2 August, 2020

Time Zone: NZST/Wellington
9:00
9:00
Recent Scientific Breakthroughs - What's Hot? 50 minutes, 9:00 NZST - 9:50 NZST

Programming - Programme Room 2 (Webinar)

Panel

G. David Nordley, Self Employed (Panelist)

Bill Higgins, Fermilab (Panelist)

L. Suzanne Casement, Northrop Grumman Space Systems (Moderator)

Taiyo Fujii, SFWJ (Panelist)

Valentin Ivanov, European Southern Observatory (Panelist)