Podcast from 1013 Mainstreet – Love!!! In Korean Translated Fiction

Two weeks ago (Valentine’s Day, to be exact) I was on the excellent 1013 Mainstreet on TBS eFM discussion translated works that focus on ‘love.’  With White Day just two weeks away, and another flurry of ‘love’ based giving on the horizon, I give you that broadcast. 120214_Charles http://www.ktlit.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/120214_Charles.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

KTLIT on TBS eFM Tomorrow at 11 am (Seoul Time!)

Charles from KTLIT will be on TBS eFM tomorrow discussing the recent 10th Annual Korea Literature Translation Institute Awards, the Nanoomi/ReadBuild New Korea Files book, KCREPORT (where culture goes to die!), and recent recommendations in translated Korean fiction. Exciting authors to be named later will include Kim U-jeong, Kim Young-ha, and Ch’ae Man-sik (I’ll likely…

Kim Yu Jeong …. The Camellias

The Portable Library of Korean Literature • Short Fiction • 14 • Jimoondang Publishing • Seoul I read my first stories of Kim Yu-Jeong while concurrently reading the essay Extravagance and Authenticity by Kim Uchang. This proved an interesting set of readings as the essay and the stories focus on romantic love. Kim Uchang’s essay…