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The Healing Season of Pottery

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Publisher: , expected Oct 2024
Original title: 공방의 계절, 2023

The Healing Season of Pottery was first published by Mojosa in Korea earlier [in 2023]. It follows 30-year-old Jungmin who, burnt out from an all-consuming screenwriting career, finds solace in the art of pottery. Across four seasons – summer, autumn, winter and spring – Jungmin’s wounds slowly heal: pot by pot, plate by plate, she discovers that, as her hands become busier, her mind becomes calmer and her heart opens up.

Source: Bookseller

Yeon Somin is a rising literary talent in Korea who has made her mark in both literary and television writing. She has received multiple accolades for her writing since her career as a novelist took off in 2022, when she received the prestigious Korea New Writer’s Award for her debut work Lazy Kinko. Yeon is an active contributor to the Brunch writing community and has worked as a freelance television writer for major networks including SBS, MBC, and YTN. ‘Healing Season of Pottery’, about an overworked screenwriter who finds solace in the art of pottery, is her second novel.

Source: agent’s website