Korean Modern Literature: Bio of Kim Sagwa

In The Future of Silence (Great and reviewed at this link), Korean author Kim Sagwa is presented in English for the second time, the first time in an easily accessible format. I reached out to Bruce and Ju-Chan Fulton for more information on Kim, and this is what they responded, which aligns with what I…

KTLIT on 1013 Main Street (TBS eFM): The collection “Waxen Wings”

After choking on a question the week before (“what authors are in the collection Waxen Wings?”), I came back last week to answer the question and describe the book (edited by Bruce Fulton). You can hear that segment in its entirety, below. iPod or download here Play in new window | Download

Kim Young-ha and Bruce Fulton

Kim Young-ha AND Bruce Fulton in New York, April 30th

Word from Asia: Contemporary Writing from Korea   When: Saturday, April 30 Where: Asia Society, 725 Park Ave., New York City What time: 12:30–2 p.m. With Young-ha Kim and Bruce Fulton Free and open to the public. No reservations required. Co-sponsored by Asia Society, Korean Cultural Council, Dalkey Archive, and Granta Come celebrate the work…

Review of the Groundbreaking new Short Fiction Collection: “Waxen Wings: The Acta Korean Anthology of Short Fiction from Korea”

Waxen Wings: The Acta Korean Anthology of Short Fiction from Korea, edited by Bruce Fulton, is a  breakthrough in the translation and publishing of Korean short stories into English. It is the first collection of such stories that I have read in which it seemed that the criteria for choosing works included a simple analysis…