Sora Kim-Russell

Longlist, 2021 National Book Awards

Sora Kim-Russell is a literary translator based in Seoul. Her recent publications include Kim Un-su’s The Plotters, Hwang Sok-yong’s At Dusk, and Pyun Hye-young’s City of Ash and Red. (Photo credit: Words Without Borders)
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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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Sora Kim-Russell

Sora Kim-Russell is a literary translator based in Seoul. Her recent publications include Kim Un-su’s The Plotters, Hwang Sok-yong’s At Dusk, and Pyun Hye-young’s City of Ash and Red. She has taught literary translation at the Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference, Literature Translation Institute of Korea, and Ewha Womans University.

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