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Bae Suah

Bae Suah is a highly acclaimed contemporary Korean author, and has been described as 'one of the most radical and experimental writers working in Korea today'. After making her literary debut in 1993 with the short story 'The Dark Room of Nineteen Eighty-Eight', she went on to write several novels and short story collections, and has translated numerous books from German, including works by WG Sebald, Franz Kafka and Jenny Erpenbeck. She received the Hanguk Ilbo literary prize in 2003, and the Tongseo literary prize in 2004. Her novel Nowhere to be Found was one of her first books to appear in English, and was longlisted for a PEN Translation Prize and the Best Translated Book Award.



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Interview with Bae Suah

Interview

March 2017

Deborah Smith

Bae Suah

Interview

March 2017

The Essayist’s Desk, published in 2003 and written when its author Bae Suah had just returned from an 11-month stint in Germany, was the...

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fiction

Issue No. 20

Track

Nicole Flattery

fiction

Issue No. 20

My boyfriend, the comedian, took pleasure in telling me about rejection – how it came about, how to cope...

Interview

March 2014

Interview with John Smith

Tom Harrad

Interview

March 2014

In 1976, whilst still a student at the Royal College of Art in London, John Smith made a short...

poetry

November 2014

Like Rabbits

Bethan Roberts

poetry

November 2014

When my husband unrolled the back door of the brewery’s lorry and hoisted first one cage, then another, onto...

 

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