South Korean writer Hwang Sun-mi meets HCM City’s fans

South Korean writer Hwang Sun-mi will give a talk to Vietnamese readers in the Nguyen Van Binh Book Street in Ho Chi Minh City at 4 p.m. on November 26.

Hwang Sun-mi was born in 1963 in Hongseong, South Korea. She studied composition at Seoul Institute of the Arts. Hwang’s career as a writer began in 1995, and since then she has published nearly 30 books over various genres.

Hwang's work addresses the intersections between tradition and modernity, ecology, and the search for freedom. She is most known for her fantasy work.

Hwang Sun-mi was awarded numerous literary prizes for children in the country, including the award media Children SBS (SBS Children’s Media Award) in 2001 and Award children’s literature Se-jong (Se-jong Children’s Literature Award) in 2003.

Her books has been translated into Vietnamese include The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly, Friends in Sun-rising Valley, The Blue Hairy Dog and The Bad Boy Stickers.

Vietnamese writers Vo Dieu Thanh and Vu Thi Thu Hang will also join in the meeting.

By Xuan Than – Translated by Kim Khanh

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