||[TREND / TOPIC] On the 100th Anniversary of Children’s Day, How Did the Korean Publishing Industry Spend the Day?
||Kim Hye-Gyeong (Journalist at Readernews)
On the 100th Anniversary of Children’s Day,How Did the Korean Publishing Industry Spend the Day?
Many say, “The greater discovery than finding a new continent or inventing electricity is coining the concept, children.” Befor...
||[TREND / EXPORT CASE] Successful Import Case of Korean Literature in Japan
||IDE Satoshi (Hayakawa Publishing)
Successful Import Case of Korean Literature in Japan
Publishing status of translated Korean literature
Hayakawa Publishing has been translating and publishing original novels of Korean dramas that succeeded in Japan since the mid-2000s. For example...
||[TREND / BOOK TRIP] Gumi, Gyeongsangbuk-do
Rapid Transition from an Industrialised City to a Cultural City
The city of Gumi, or Gumi-si, lies in the interior of Gyeongsangbuk-do and is the birthplace of Korean industrialization. It has developed into a rapidly growing i...
||[INTERVIEW / KOREAN AUTHORS] Writer Park Sang-Young
Writer Park Sang-Young
A Joyful Solidarity Built Between the Writer and their Readers Through Novels
Pursuing joy in life is one of the privileges given to human beings. Of the many strengths of fiction, readers particularly love finding joy ins...
||[KNOWLEDGE / PUBLISHING POLICY] Various Book Festivals in Korea
Various Book Festivals in Korea
Love for books flows into festivals - Various B...
||[TREND / BOOK TRIP] Jeju Island
A Beautiful Mixture of Nature and Cultural Art
The official name of Jeju Island, a tourist destination for both Korean and overseas travelers, is “Jeju Special Self-Governing Province,” including the surrounding small islands. Being the biggest i...
||[TREND / BOOK TRIP] Chuncheon
A Sentimental Journey along the Railroad
The most sentimental city in Korea would be Chuncheon, Gangwondo Province. There are many reasons to visit Chuncheon: college students go to Chuncheon for workshops every spring, young couples come to enjoy the beaut...
||[TREND / SPECIAL PROJECT] Korea’s Diverse Children’s Literature Awards
Korea’s Diverse Children’s Literature Awards
Children wishing for a happy world
As children are referred to as the “future” of a generation, the emotional experience children get from books is very important. The Caldecott Medal, Newbery Medal, a...
||[TREND / TOPIC] 2019 Seoul International Book Fair - Arrival
2019 Seoul International Book Fair - Arrival
The country's biggest book festival, a celebration of people who make, write and read books
From June 19 to 23, the 2019 Seoul International Book Fair (SIBF) was held at Seoul's COEX. Themes for 2017 and 2018 had been 'transformat...
||[REPORT / COLUMN] Where Korean readers meet books (1)
Where Korean readers meet books (1)
Traveling via Books at the Paju Book City
If you are planning on traveling to Seoul and love books and culture, there is a city that is a must-visit. Paju Book City, roughly an hour away from Seoul, is an industrial zone chock-full...