The 2020-2021 Korean Literature Essay Contest Ceremony will be held Friday, April 2, at 7:00 pm EST. Join us as we announce the winners of the essay contest live, after opening remarks from special guest speaker, Jamie Chang, Literary Translator of this year's book, Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 by Cho Nam-Joo. This event will be open to all participants and extended to the general public to attend.
Jamie Chang is a literary translator based in Seoul, who teaches at Ewha Woman's University Graduate School of Translation and Interpretation, and the Translation Academy at the Literature Translation Institute of Korea. Her works include Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 by Cho Nam-Joo, The Great Soul of Siberia by Park Sooyong, and The Summer by Choi Eunyoung.
The contest and event are coorganized by the Institute for Korean Studies at Indiana University and the Institute for Korean Studies at The George Washington University.