Grants for the Translation, Research and Publication of Korean Literary Works


From the 46 a pplicants, 13 teams composed of one Korean and one native speaker of the target language were selected as grant recipients. Each project was given 10 million won by the Foundation, totaling 130 million won.

The literary works to be translated into English are "Selected Plays of YOO Chi-Jin",
" Short Stories of JUNG Yeorn-Hee", and "Selected Plays of CHOI In-Hoon".
Other translations include four in French, such as "Selected Poems of LEE-Sang"; three in German, including "Your Paradise" by YI Chung-Jun; and three in Spanish including CHOI Seung-Ho's "Grotesque".
The award ceremony was held at the Kyobo Life Insurance Building on August 23.