[Upcoming Event] Korean Literature Now at the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival!

  • onSeptember 5, 2018
  • byKorean Literature Now


KLN is coming to the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival to host the 10th Anniversary events.

We are thrilled to announce the line-up of authors appearing at the events.
KLN fans in New York, come say hello and meet our special panels!




Writing Resistance: Voices from Korea and US

1:00 pm 
September 15, 2018 

Queens Library
41-17 Main St Flushing 
NY 11355


What can literature teach us about dissent? Can writing be an act of defiance? How do writers use their art to resist in different parts of the world? Come join us for a relaxing afternoon and explore these questions with Alexander Chee, John Freeman, Hwang Jungeun, and Song Kyung-dong in a discussion moderated by Youngju Ryu. The program will be in English.



Literatures of Korean Resistance

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
September 12, 2018

Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 West 27th Street #600 
New York, NY 10001 


Join us for a bilingual reading with the novelist Hwang Jungeun, poet Song Kyung-dong, and poet Jennifer Kwon Dobbs. This event is moderated by journalist E. Tammy Kim.



Literature and Resistance: A Conversation with Hwang Jungeun and Song Kyung-dong

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
September 13, 2018

International Affairs Building, Room 918
Columbia University, NY 10027

*NOTE: The event will be held in Korean without English translation*
 By RSVP only – open only to graduate students and faculty for observation. Must RSVP at to attend as an observer.