The Korean Cultural Centre in the UK have been hosting monthly book clubs since 2014. There are only 15 spaces and each month you put your name into a lucky draw to be picked at random. Due to the increase in populartiy, I have noticed it is getting harder and harder to get selected. So I often feel sad when my name has not been picked. But when I do, it’s another story altogether!! When you get your noficitation email, you then head down to the Korean Cultural Centre in London to pick up your free copy of the book. … Continue reading Getting picked for book club [Cartoon]
Partipants of the Korean Literature Night discussing Beauty Looks Down On Me by Heekyung Eun moderated by Han EJ Karmy Korean author names represented as first name followed by family name Continue reading 2018 Korean Literature Night List @ KCCUK
Her voice is soft and focussed. Her hands are an extension of her words, as she uses them to express herself whilst describing to BBC Journalist Razia Iqbal where she got the idea of writing The Vegetarian. It is … Continue reading Han Kang and Deborah Smith at the British Library (Man Booker International 2016)
In Shoreditch, there currently sits a boxed metal construction made of stripped and refitted shipping containers housing a host of pop up stores. From a mix of fashion & lifestyle shopping brands, to galleries, cafes and restaurants, you will find … Continue reading Do you like it hot at Korrito Boxpark?
I was asked by a friend what Korean literature was after telling her I was due to attend a book club later that evening at the Korean Cultural Centre. I paused, I was unable to give a specific answer. … Continue reading Korean Literature – the books that I have read!