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

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 […]

LBF event (Edinburgh) 10 Apr: Edinburgh Reads

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 […]

LBF Events at Earls Court, 9 April – Professional programme

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 […]

LBF events 9 April in the Korean pavilion

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 […]

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

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 […]

LBF events 8 April in the Korean pavilion

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 […]

LBF event, 7 Apr 7pm: Tales from Korea, with Hwang Sok-yong

The first of six evening events during London Book Fair week: Tales from Korea 7 April, 19.00-20.00 Join English PEN for an evening with acclaimed writer Hwang Sok-yong who will be talking about his extraordinary life, experience of incarceration and how he uses folk-tales to convey challenging contemporary themes. Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road, […]

LBF event 1 Apr: Books on Screen — Moss

The fourth of the KCC’s Korean Literature on Screen events. LKL’s review of the film can be found here. As usual, pre-registration is required via the KCC website. Moss 이끼, Kang Woo-suk, 2010 Tuesday 1 April 7pm, KCCUK Running time 163 mins Adapted from a popular internet cartoon, Ryu Hae-guk investigates the mysterious death of […]