This website was established to enable overseas publishers to search for and discover the finest Korean publications and is operated by the KPIPA.
We have selected books suitable for the global publishing market. Korean publication information will be continually updated, beginning with this initial of 1,200 publications.
How to Use
“KPIPA introduces Korean books suitable for global publishing
markets through K-Book Platform.”
Leading publications are selected, and book information is provided in English.
･ Information provided: Selling points such as author details, book overview, copyright export information, and awards history
How to Use K-Book Platform
1. Search for the desired book from the website's main page.
2. Click on the cover of a book to view its information.
: View book overview, author, publisher, genre/category, target audience, copyright contact information, and more
: Like, Recommend, Scrap, and E-Mail functionality become available after signing up for membership
3. Receive recommendations for similar genre/category, publisher, author, and target audience based on the selected book.
The website's main page can be personalized according to interests.
: View books by selected genre
: View books by publication date, recommendation, inquiry, or title
: View books by selected genre and target audience
These extra features are available when hovering the mouse over a book's cover.
(Also available from the overview page after clicking the cover.)
Like Add to list of liked books
Recommend Recommend selected book to others
Scrap Add to scraplist for later viewing
E-Mail Contact the copyright agent
Authors Listed in alphabetical order with details and key works
Publishers Publisher details, list of publications, Rights Guides, and contact information
Agencies Participating book fairs, main fields of focus, major copyright contracts, contact information
News Notices from KPIPA such as overseas publication grants
Trends Key issues in Korea's publishing market status and best sellers
Host a 'Visiting Korean Book Fair'
Visit publishing professionals in Malaysia, Vietnam, Argentina, Japan, and United States and organize one-to-one meetings between Korean and overseas publishers.
Run a 'Korean Picture Book Booth' at international book fairs
Promote high-quality Korean picture books at international book fairs.
Overseas Publication Grants
Provide partial grants to overseas publishers that have published or will publish Korean content under contract with Korean publishers.
Who we are K-book
Publication IndustryPromotion Agency of Korea (KPIPA)
The Publication Industry Promotion Agency of Korea (KPIPA) is a public institution with a mission to lay the groundwork for a sustainable and future-oriented publication industry.
From supporting publications to improving the distribution process in the field, fostering a reading culture, and expanding the local publication industry, the Agency has been providing assistance for a variety of projects to improve the quality of life of the public through books.
• Contact us via : email@example.com
• K-BOOK Platform : k-book.or.kr