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Our team

Program Director :  
Heeju Yoo  (poet, president of the Korean Cultural Service of Massachusetts)

 

A poets selection committee  :  
Moonjae Maeng  /  Eung-Gyo Kim /   Seung-Hee Jeon  /  Yu-jin Ko /  Heeju Yoo

 

Staff in the U.S.

Hansung Gim (Ph.D. candidate, UMass Amherst)
Chan Young Park(Five College Lecturer in K-Language, K-Language Coordinator at UMASS : Translation Consultant)
Youngjoon Bae (Ph.D. candidate, UMass Amherst)
Jungfil Seo (civil servant)
Hyuncheon Kim (journalist)
Soo Rye Yoo (painter and gallery owner)
UMass Korean Literature Translation Club

 

Staff in Korea

Hanyong Jeong (poet)
Jae Seong Kim (writer and engineer)
Taek Gyu Kim (translator, Chinese literature)
Soonja Kwon (poet)
Han Kun Yoo (literary critic, editor-in-chief of Human Beings and Literature)

 

Translation Committee

Seung-Hee Jeon (literary critic and translator, editor of Asia: A Magazine of Asian Literature)
Og Lim (journalist, dentist, translator)
Yu Jin Ko (professor of English, Wellesley College, Wellesley MA)
Jae Young Kim (International Theological Seminary)
Hwahyun Lee (translator of children’s literature)
Soonja Kwon (poet)
Boram Ha (Designer)

 

Co-translator

Clara Soonhee Kwon (poet, translator)- Matthew Lewis – Soonja Kwon(poet)
Hanyong Jeong (poet) – Seth Feldman
Jisun Lee Lafigliola, Ryan Lafigliola

Editorial Committee (Translation Editor)

Yu Jin Ko (professor of English, Wellesley College, Wellesley MA)
Seung-Hee Jeon (literary critic and translator, editor of Asia: A Magazine of Asian Literature)
Soonja Kwon (poet)

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Happy New Year 2018.

  Thank you for loving Koreanlit.com in 2017. Poets, translators, staff, friends, supporters, poetry readers ... Happy New Year 2018. Koreanlit.com Team love Korean poetry Readers. We will do...

Human Acts by Han Kang; trans. Deborah Smith, book review

    Human Acts by Han Kang; trans. Deborah Smith, book review 북리뷰: 한강의 <소년이 온다> (데보라 스미스 역) Han Kang tackles a shocking moment in South Korean...

Events

Introduction to Events- 2nd Korean Poetry Reading

https://youtu.be/vq9GdSa4oJU   Korean literature and politics are entering a new phase. From October 2016 through April 2017, a series of 23 rallies were held that demanded the...

 2nd Korean Poetry Reading

   2nd Korean Poetry Reading UMASS AMHERST CAMPUS CENTER RM # 165 Wed 6:30 pm Dec 6. 2017 For the first anniversary of the candlelight revolution For peace in...

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우리의 웹진이 책으로도 만들어지기를 소망합니다. 웹을 만드는데는 사람과의 인연 90% 그들의 능력 5% 그리고 KoreanLit의 노력 5%로 만들어졌습니다.   우리는 이곳에서 마음에 남을 만한 글들을...