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Poet Kim Yideum visits the Institute of Korean Studies

Kim Yideum

Kim Yideum
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News vom 21.06.2022

The Institute of Korean Studies welcomes poet Kim Yideum, who will hold a lecture for students on reading and translating poetry on 23 June 2022.

Kim Yideum was born in Jinju, South Korea. She studied German literature at Pusan National University and earned her doctoral degree in Korean literature at Gyeongsang National University. Her poetry collections include A Stain in the Shape of a Star (2005), Cheer up, Femme Fatale (2007), Inexpressible Love (2011), Song of Dahlem, Berlin (2013), Hysteria (2014), Drifting Black Hair(2017), and Wearing a Non-drying T-shirt(2019). She also has a novel, Blood Sisters(2011). Her poetry in translation has appeared in many magazines including Modern Poetry in Translation. She also participated in the International Writing Program at University of Iowa. Cheer up. Femme Fatalewas selected as a finalist for the 2017 Best Translated Book Award and the 2017 Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize. In 2020, Hysteriawon Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize and the National Translation Award. Currently, she is Professor of Hanyang Women’s Univeristy, Seoul, Korea. 

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