Joungmin Lee Comfort

Longlist, 2021 National Book Awards

Joungmin Lee Comfort is a Korean-English translator based in the US. In 2016, she received a translation grant from the Literary Translation Institute of Korea, which began her career in literary translation. (Photo credit: ATLA)
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On the Origin of Species and Other Stories

ISBN 9781885030719 Kaya Press

Straddling science fiction, fantasy and myth, the writings of award-winning author Bo-Young Kim have garnered a cult following in South Korea, where she is widely acknowledged as a pioneer and inspiration.  More about this book >

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Joungmin Lee Comfort

Joungmin Lee Comfort is a Korean-English translator based in the US. In 2016, she received a translation grant from the Literary Translation Institute of Korea, which began her career in literary translation. In 2017, she was awarded the American Literary Translators Association Emerging Translator Mentorship program. Her translations have appeared in Clarkesworld, a children’s book publication, and academic journals.

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