Han Kang

Han
Kang

Han Kang was born in Gwangju, South Korea and moved to Seoul at the age of ten. She studied Korean literature at Yonsei University. Her novels have won the Yi Sang Literary Prize, the Today’s Young Artist Award, and the Korean Literature Novel Award. Human Acts won the Manhae Literary Award. Her critically acclaimed novel The Vegetarian won the 2016 International Man Booker Prize. She currently teaches creative writing at the Seoul Institute of the Arts.

Han Kang was born in Gwangju, South Korea and moved to Seoul at the age of ten. She studied Korean literature at Yonsei University. Her novels have won the Yi Sang Literary Prize, the Today’s Young Artist Award, and the Korean Literature Novel Award. Human Acts won the Manhae Literary Award. Her critically acclaimed novel The Vegetarian won the 2016 International Man Booker Prize. She currently teaches creative writing at the Seoul Institute of the Arts.

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