GWIKS Korean Literature Essay Contest

 

The GWIKS Korean Literature Essay Contest encourages students to engage with translated Korean novels and promotes a better understanding of Korean literature. The GWIKS Korean Literature Essay Contest is sponsored by the Literature Translation Institute of Korea.

2020

The Book of the Year: “Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982” by Cho Nam-Joo

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2019

Recitation by Bae Suah cover art, blue background with yellow line drawing

The Book of the Year: “Recitation” by Bae Suah

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October 25, 2019

Group photo, 6 people at 2019 award ceremony2019 Award Ceremony
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2018

I'll be right there cover art

The Book of the Year: “I’ll be right there” by Kyung-Sook Shin

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November 16, 2018

Awardee poses with award2018 Award Ceremony

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2017

The vegetarian cover art“The Vegetarian” by Han Kang

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November 10, 2017

2017 GWIKS Korean Literature Essay Contest Award Ceremony2017 Award Ceremony

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