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Presentations by Authors Ha Sng-nan and Han Yu-ju with an Introduction by Bruce Fulton

Summary: Presentations by Authors Ha Sng-nan and Han Yu-ju
with an Introduction by Bruce Fulton
Encounter 2011
The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies,
University of Washington
November 3, 2011 | 3:00-5:00 PM
Thomson Hall Room 135
Ha Sng-nan was born in Seoul in 1967 and since her literary debut in
1996 has established herself as one of Korea's most important fiction
writers. The recipient of the 1999 Tongin Literature Prize for "Blooms of
Mold" and the 2009 Contemporary LIterature Prize for "Alpha Time,"
she writes sardonic, surreal works focusing on individuals who are out
of place and time. Her most recent novel, A, was inspired by a mass
suicide within a religious cult. She is represented in translation in
Azalea, Koreana, and Waxen Wings: The Acta Koreana Anthology of
Short Fiction From Korea.
Han Yu-ju was born in Seoul in 1982 and had already debuted (2003)
by the time she graduated from Hongik University in Seoul with a
degree in German literature. Her first volume of fiction, Moonward
(2006), was a Book of the Year selection in Korea. It was followed by


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