Immerse yourself in Korean translated literature at the 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

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]