Korean Literature Now Newsletter - JUNE 2018

  • onJune 29, 2018
  • byKorean Literature Now
We hope you like the spicy and vibrant illustrations for our 2018 Summer issue! (It’s by Cho Jang Eun, and she’s awesome) Our theme for the cover feature is on gender, especially on breaking the traditional gender roles in South Korea. Check out the poems and excerpts, which will guide you through the transition from the traditional to the modern gender roles. If you’re interested in the topic, we also recommend you to read the book review of Gendered Landscapes.

Moreover, this issue with packed with other exhilarating literary gems, such as interviews with Kang Young-sook and Lee Kiho. Don’t miss a chance to meet these inspiring writers.

Also, don’t forget to cast your vote for The Good Son by Jeong You-Jeong, who was featured in our fall issue last year, for The Tonight Show Summer Reads!

Last but not least, we’d love to hear from you! Please send us your feedback and win awesome prizes!

Warm regards,
Korean Literature Now Team