Korea: 44th Modern Korean Literature Translation Awards


Brother Anthony, Jung Ha-yun, Min Eun-kyung write on the awards in The Korea Times

In recent years, many people across the world have shown an increasing interest in Korean culture, literature included; more translations are being published and read as a result.

We know that many more people are learning Korean and many now study translation/interpretation at advanced levels. It was therefore something of a disappointment to find that only 23 entries had been received for the 2013 Korea Times Translation Awards competition, which has traditionally been one of the main ways by which individuals have been recognized as accomplished translators of Korean literature.

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