Golden Opportunity to meet Kyung-sook Shin this Saturday in Myeong-dong

Shin at LTI KoreaIf you were a fan of Please Look after Mom or The Place Where the Harmonium Was, this weekend is your chance to meet the author in person and listen to a bilingual interview (Korean and English) followed by a bilingual Question and Answer Period. There will also be loads of raffle prizes and lots of fun.

You can find sign-up information on facebook here: (Link Rotted)
If you are NOT on facebook, please respond in the comments below and I will get you in touch with the organizers.

We hope (expect) that Shin will also talk a bit about her upcoming work I’ll Be Right There, which comes out on June 3rd and has been described as quite a departure from her previously translated work. Here is a precis of the original info:

Please join the 10 Magazine Book Club for our April meeting on Saturday 26th. We will be joined by very special guest novelist Shin Kyung-sook, 2012 Man Asian Literary Prize winning author of ‘Please Look After Mom.’ And as usual I will have lots of prizes to give away. This event will be guest moderated by Krys Lee ( and @krysleewriter). Krys is the author of the acclaimed collection of short stories “Drifting House” and a professor of creative writing at Yonsei University’s Underwood International College

Date: Saturday, April 26th.
날짜 : 04월 26일
Time: 4pm to 6pm.
시간: 오후 4시
Admission fee: 5,000won (Students 3,000won)
Place: Haechi Hall in Seoul Global Culture & Tourism Center
(5th Floor M Plaza in Myeong-dong) (

Full directions are here

(Call Barry on 010 5138 8859 if you get lost or can’t find it and I will come meet you at exit 6 Myeong-dong station.)