IKS invites all undergraduate students at Indiana University to participate in the first annual Korean Literature Essay Contest. Students must submit a 1,000-1,250 word essay in English on the topic of The Vegetarian by Han Kang (trans. Deborah Smith). The essay should be original, thought provoking, and well argued. Four prizes will be awarded, including the grand prize of a MacBook laptop computer. Submit your essays by September 30, 2019, by using the link below.
This event is made possible with funding from the Literature Translation Institute of Korea.
Please note that awards $600 or over will be reported on the IRS Form 1099-MISC by Indiana University. The IRS has stipulated that amounts less than $600 are required to be self-reported by the recipient on their personal tax return. Please consult with your personal tax advisor for any questions or concerns.