Essay Contest – [Deadline 30th April]

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]

[Literature Event – 17th Aug] ‘A Modern Tale of Poverty’ – Hwang Sok Young at Asia House

“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

Author Hwang Jungeun comes to London for publication launch of One Hundred Shadows

Tiled Axis Press launches its  first Korean novel but second publication this October, One Hundred Shadows, by Hwang Jungeun,  translated by Jung Yewon. The book is said to be reminiscent of Haruki Murakami at his best and is told  from … Continue reading Author Hwang Jungeun comes to London for publication launch of One Hundred Shadows