Elisa Shua Dusapin

Finalist, 2021 National Book Awards

Elisa Shua Dusapin was born in France in 1992 and raised in Paris, Seoul, and Switzerland. Winter in Sokcho is her first novel, and was awarded the Prix Robert Walser and the Prix Régine Desforges and has been translated into six languages. (Photo credit: Romain Guélat)
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Winter in Sokcho

ISBN 9781948830416 Open Letter

It’s winter in Sokcho, a tourist town on the border between South and North Korea. The cold slows everything down. Bodies are red and raw, the fish turn venomous, beyond the beach guns point out from the North’s watchtowers. More about this book >

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Elisa Shua Dusapin

Elisa Shua Dusapin was born in France in 1992 and raised in Paris, Seoul, and Switzerland. Winter in Sokcho is her first novel, and was awarded the Prix Robert Walser and the Prix Régine Desforges and has been translated into six languages.

(Photo credit: Romain Guélat)

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