POETRY READING to celebrate the launch of Kim Kyung Ju's CRYING FOR NO REASON translated by Jake Levine and published by CLINIC.
With Readings from
KIM KYUNG JU
Seoul-based poet, dramatist and performance artist. His first book of poetry, 'I Am A Season That Does Not Exist In This World', sold over ten thousand copies and is one of the most popular and critically acclaimedook bs of poetry to come out in South Korea in the new millennium.
Edits poetry at Spork Press and is pursuing a PhD in Comparative Literature at Seoul National University as a KGSP scholar. He is the author of two poetry chapbooks, 'The Threshold of Erasure' (SPORK) and 'Vilna Dybbuk' (Country Music), and the co-translator of Lithuanian poet Tomas Butkus' 'God/Thing' (Vario Burnos).
Lives in Glasgow. Her poems and essays have been published in Poetry London, Poetry Review and Blackbox Manifold. She was awarded an Eric Gregory Award in 2017, and her first pamphlet 'understudies for air' will be published by Sad Press in August.
Grew up in Bergen, North Holland, and now lives in Edinburgh. She is co-editor of tender, an online journal promoting work by female-identified writers and artists. Her poems have appeared in magazines, anthologies, newspapers and art books. She received an Eric Gregory Award in 2014. Her first collection will be published by Penguin in 2017.
PUBLICATIONS on sale at the event!