What better way to celebrate a night of gore ( 31st October – Halloween) then to spend the evening exploring a book delving into the mind of a psychopathic killer. I was given the honour by the Korean Cultural Centre … Continue reading Youjeong Jeong in Conversation at Foyles, UK.
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
The Korean Cultural Centre in London has been operating a book club ever since Korea was named as the the market focus at the London Book Fair back back in 2014. Four years later and the book club is still going strong. It is a great way to get access to Korean translated literature and discuss the book with those who bear a similar interest in the culture. The book club takes place on the last Wednesday of every month and it is really easy to apply. (January and December at the months that the book club does not take … Continue reading Immerse yourself in Korean translated literature at the KCCUK
Do you love Korean Literature and always fancied writing about it? Well here is your chance! Asia Literary Review have partnered with the Literature Translation Institute of Korea, are holding a essay contest focusing on a selection of short stories by Kim Ae-ran. A rising young star of the Korean literary scene, Kim Ae-ran is the recipient of numerous awards. Her work has begun to be more widely translated and her novel, The Youngest Parents with the Oldest Child, was brought to the screen as My Brilliant Life (2014) by the acclaimed film director E J-yong. The essay will focus … Continue reading Essay Contest – [Deadline 30th April]
“A month had already passed since Bugeye and his mother moved to Flower Island. She had tried to console Bugeye at first by saying that people lived there just like anywhere else, but he knew it was a garbage dump … Continue reading [Literature Event – 17th Aug] ‘A Modern Tale of Poverty’ – Hwang Sok Young at Asia House