London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Translations available online

  • Pyun Hye-young: Caring for Plants tr Sora Kim-Russell 2017
  • Yi Mun-yol: An Anonymous Island tr Heinz Insu Fenkl 2011

Free short story by Heinz Insu Fenkl

Five Arrows, a short story by writer and translator Heinz Insu Fenkl is available in the August issue of New Yorker magazine. If you’re lazy there’s an audio version on Soundcloud available here. And at the bottom of the New Yorker webpage you’ll find a link to his translation of the Yi Mun-yol story which … [Read More]

A Yi Mun-yol short story in the New Yorker

A Yi Mun-yol short story (An Anonymous Island) is published in The New Yorker — a first! Via @subjobjverb. Translation is by Heinz Insu Fenkl. Update: LKL article on the short story and Im Kwon-taek’s screen adaptation of it (Village in the Mist – 안개 마을, 1983) can be found here. [Read More]