Darren Gore - Writer in Tokyo

Darren Gore

I'm a writer in Tokyo, Japan

Available for contracts

I speak English and Japanese

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About me

Tokyo-based writer and editor specializing in travel, lifestyle, arts, culture, fashion and design stories. Editorial published in The Japan Times, Time Out Tokyo, WGSN, Tokyo Weekender, The Independent on Sunday, Time Out (London) and elsewhere.

Also active as a copywriter, with projects including work for Japan Tourism Agency and Navitime, and as a J-to-E translator and copyeditor with past clients including Nikon Japan and +81 magazine. Graduate of ICU Tokyo (BA Anthropology).

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My Creations

  1. Four-page feature on photographer Takehiko Nakafuji and his photobook 'White Noise', for Tokyo Weekender magazine (Sept. 2019). Print edition and online.


  2. Tokyo City Guide, for WGSN

    Recent work: I wrote this guide, introducing the city from a design-conscious standpoint, for WGSN’s ‘City by City’ travel section. WGSN, part of the UK’s Guardian Med...

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