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South Korea

Kyung-sook
Shin

KYUNG-SOOK SHIN is one of South Korea’s most critically acclaimed and widely read writers. She made her literary debut in 1985 with the novella Winter’s Fable after graduating from the Seoul Institute of the Arts and is perhaps best known in the western world for her award-winning novel, Please Look After Mother, published in thirty-six countries. I'll Be Right There was published by Other Press in 2014 and The Girl Who Wrote Loneliness was published by Pegasus Books in September 2015.

Read Charles Montgomery's interview with Kyung-sook Shin in ALR23, and Kelly Falconer's review of Please Look After Mother.

'After the Turn of Dark', translated by Shirley Lee, is included in ALR27.

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