A Lovely Discussion of a Lovely Story

This entry is part 73 of 72 in the series SF in South Korea

I’m late catching up—it’s been one of those weeks—but on the radio a few days ago, Paul Matthews (@ajosshi) discussed our translation of Bae Myung-hoon’s lovely short story “The Peppers of Green Scallion,” which originally appeared in Clarkesworld a few years ago.  Listening to Paul read from and discuss the story was a delight for […]

Cursed Bunny by Bora Chung, translated by Anton Hur

This entry is part 52 of 56 in the series 2022 Reads

As with other posts in this series, these #booksread2022 posts get published with some lag. I’m trying to be more punctual, though, and this one’s very recent. Cursed Bunny is a collection of nightmares: curses gone infectious, an impossible pregnancy, a real estate horror, a fantasy set in a mythic desert, a few ghost stories […]

Djuna Interview Up at Clarkesworld

This entry is part 71 of 72 in the series SF in South Korea

While this is not a full-fledged update on SF in South Korea, I thought it’s noteworthy that Clarkesworld recently published our interview interview with the author Djuna, a longtime enigmatic titan of the Korean SF scene.  (We’ve also translated two of their stories recently, so it’s been very 듀나-듀나-듀나 at our place lately.) Anyway, the […]