PEN Atlas: Hwang Jungeun on Yongsan and the inspiration for One Hundred Shadows

Last week, Tilted Axis Press launched their second publication: One Hundred Shadows, a quirky and affecting novel set in a slum electronics market in central Seoul. Here, the author of the book on the Yongsan Disaster, the novel as a song and light that can emerge from darkness.

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One Hundred Shadows by Hwang Jungeun, translated by Jung Yewon, is published by Tilted Axis Press. Find out more and order the book here.

PEN Presents helps literary translators to champion exciting books from around the world to be published in the UK. Submissions are now open for PEN Presents… East and South-east Asia. The deadline is Monday 5 December 2016.

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