London Book Fair events

korea_mkt_focusOn this page you can find notices of events linked to Korea as Focus Country for London Book Fair 2014, in reverse chronological order. The Korean Cultural Centre is having a literature focus all year and there will be many additional events, such as book group meetings, all year. These are included in LKL’s normal events notices.

Take your pick. Here are the choices you have on the second day of the fair at Earls Court. Thankfully, there are no diary conflicts in the evening. Click on the graphic for a more legible version, and click on the various hyperlinks in this post for more details of the different events. You can […]

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LBF 8 April events at Earls Court: your conflict-checker

by Events Editor 8 April 2014
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Take your pick. Here are the choices you have on the first day of the fair at Earls Court. And of course you have to choose between Yi Mun-yol at the British Library and Yoon Tae-ho at the KCC in the evening too. Click on the graphic for a more legible version, and click on […]

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The Art of Printing: Korea’s Evolving Printing Types

by Events Editor 5 April 2014
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Organised to coincide with the London Book Fair, this exhibition at the KCC is curated by the Korean Publishers Association: The Art of Printing: Korea’s Evolving Printing Types Exhibition Dates: 07 April 2014 – 14 June 2014 Venue: Korean Cultural Centre UK The World’s Oldest Wooden and Metal Printing Technologies – Korea’s Printing Culture presented […]

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LBF event, 11 Apr 7pm: In conversation with Kim Young-ha

by Events Editor 28 February 2014
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The last of six evening events during London Book Fair week at the London Review bookshop: In conversation with Kim Young-ha April 11, 19.00-20.00 Kim Young-ha will be in conversation about his novels, their translation into other languages and adaptation into film. He’ll also be talking about his literary influences, and how his writing reflects […]

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LBF event (Aberystwyth) 11 Apr: Reading Korea, Translating Wales

by Events Editor 28 February 2014
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The London Book Fair comes to Wales: Reading Korea, Translating Wales Friday 11 April, 18.00-19.00 Lee Seung-U in conversation with Francesca Rhydderch On her return from East Asia, Dr Francesca Rhydderch, author of The Rice Paper Diaries (Seren 2013) interviews Korean writer Lee Seung-U. Lee is a novelist and professor of Korean literature at Chosun […]

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LBF Event, 10 Apr 8pm: Reading and Discussion with Kim Hyesoon

by Events Editor 28 February 2014
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The fifth of six evening events during London Book Fair week, which unfortunately overlaps with a session with Shin Kyung-sook, Krys Lee and Quaisra Shahraz at Asia House. Reading and Discussion with Kim Hyesoon 10 April, 20.00-21.00 Join us for an evening of poetry by one of South Korea’s most important contemporary poets, Kim Hyesoon. […]

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LBF event (Edinburgh) 10 Apr: Edinburgh Reads

by Events Editor 28 February 2014
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The London Book Fair comes to Edinburgh: Edinburgh Reads with Kim Insuk and Han Kang Thursday 10 April, 19.00-20.00 Edinburgh Libraries are delighted to welcome Korean writers Kim Insuk and Han Kang, and Scottish writer Karen Campbell to our Edinburgh Reads programme. Kim Insuk is unique amongst Korean writers as her works often centre on […]

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LBF event, 10 Apr 6:45pm: Separations, at Asia House

by Events Editor 28 February 2014
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The fourth of six evening events during London Book Fair week, which unfortunately overlaps with a session with Kim Hyesoon at the Festival Hall. Separations 10 April, 18.45-20.00 Authors from Korea, Pakistan and Singapore discuss their work and the question: How does the partition of a country and divisions of families affect its society and […]

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LBF Cultural Programme events, 10 Apr during the day at Earls Court

by Events Editor 28 February 2014
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Here are the Korea-related literature sessions on the final day of the London Book Fair. Free admittance, provided you have a pass to the Fair itself. You can register for one on the London Book Fair website. Looking forward to the translation slam! Adaptations: From Page to Screen 11.30-12.30 Hwang Sun-mi, Yoon Tae-ho and Martin […]

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LBF Cultural Programme events, 9 Apr during the day at Earls Court

by Events Editor 28 February 2014
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Here are the Korea-related literature sessions on the second day of the London Book Fair. Free admittance, provided you have a pass to the Fair itself. You can register for one on the London Book Fair website. Writing Home: Migrant Literature 10.00-11.00 Kim Insuk, Kim Young-ha and Xiaolu Guo; Chaired by Ellah Allfrey How does […]

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LBF Events at Earls Court, 9 April – Professional programme

by Events Editor 28 February 2014
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Once again, the Professional Programme events today clash with the cultural programme: Children’s and Educational Books In Korea – Edutainment and Beyond! (1pm-2pm) Getting Korean Literature to A World Audience – Translation & Publication Grants (2:30pm-3:30pm) Details below: Children’s and Educational Books In Korea – Edutainment and Beyond! 09 Apr 2014, 13:00 – 14:00, Wellington […]

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LBF events 9 April in the Korean pavilion

by Events Editor 28 February 2014
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Here are the events in the Korean pavilion on 9 April. Check for conflicts with other Book Fair events here. 10:00 – 11:00: From Immigrant Housemaid to Harvard PhD: Korean non-fiction author Ms. Jin Robertson Event Hall Korea Pavilion (EC2 U405) Chair: Daniel Crewe, Profile books Korean non-fiction author, Dr. Jin Kyu (Suh) Robertson, will […]

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LBF event, 8 Apr 7pm: Toon Talk with Yoon Tae-ho

by Events Editor 28 February 2014
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The third of six evening events during London Book Fair week, which unfortunately overlaps with a session with Yi Mun-yol at the British Library. Toon Talk: Webtoons, A New Trend in Korean Digital Comics 8 April, 19.00-20.00 A special talk with Korean webtoon writer, Yoon Tae-ho, famous for his unique works such as Moss, later […]

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LBF event, 8 Apr 6:30pm: Korean Literature Past and Present, with Yi Mun-yol

by Events Editor 28 February 2014
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The second of six evening events during London Book Fair week, which unfortunately overlaps with a session with Yoon Tae-ho at the KCC Korean Literature: Past and Present 8 April, 18.30-20.00 A rare opportunity to learn about the story of Korean literature, from beautiful early printed books, many housed in the British Library, to the […]

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LBF Cultural Programme events, 8 Apr during the day at Earls Court

by Events Editor 28 February 2014
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The Korea-related literature sessions on the first day of the London Book Fair are set out below. Free admittance, provided you have a pass to the Fair itself. You can register for one on the London Book Fair website. Writing Literature after History 11.30-12.30 With Hwang Sok-yong, chaired by Grace Koh. The impact of the […]

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LBF Events at Earls Court, 8 April – Professional programme

by Events Editor 28 February 2014
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Two events at Earls Court today clash with events in the cultural programme: An Overview of the Korean Publishing Market (11:30 – 12:30) Korean Technology and the Digital Publishing Scene – Who’s Reading What, and How? (1pm – 2pm) Details below: An Overview of the Korean Publishing Market 08 Apr 2014, 11:30 – 12:30, Wellington room, […]

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LBF events 8 April in the Korean pavilion

by Events Editor 28 February 2014
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Here are the events for the 8 April in the Korean pavilion: 14:00 – 16:00: Korean Tea Time: Digital Publishing + Find Your ePublishing Partner! Business Lounge, Korea Pavilion (EC2 V455) A unique chance to meet Korea’s most creative digital publishers and to sample some delicious Korean teas. 16:30 – 17:00: Case Study: A Smart […]

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