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Reading & Panel Discussion

Korean - Dutch Literature Night

  • Manon Uphoff
  • Pyun Hye-young
  • Yun Ko-eun
  • Lee Hong
  • Jaap Robben
  • Mattho Mandersloot
Tuesday 28 March 2023
University Library
Witte Singel 27
2311 BG Leiden
Vossius room

In an evening centered around literary exchange between South-Korea and The Netherlands, three Korean authors, two Dutch authors and one translator will read from their work and gather around the table to discuss similarities as well as discrepancies between their literary cultures. A unique opportunity to compare and contrast literatures of different parts of the world.

Pyun Hye-young will read from and discuss her work The Hole, Winner of the 2017 Shirley Jackson Award. Yun Ko-eun will do the same for her 2020 satirical Korean eco-thriller The Disaster Tourist.

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