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Korean Translator

 

Yoon Sunme

 

2021.11.01

 

Profile

 

Born in Seoul, Yoon Sunme settled in Argentina at the age of five and stayed there for 20 years. She finished her elementary, middle, and high school studies and graduated from a college in Argentina. She later finished her Ph.D. in Spain. She's been in Korea for the last 24 years. Currently, she is working as a Spanish professor at the Translation Academy of the Literature Translation Institute of Korea (LTI) and as a freelance writer and anchor at KBS World Radio Spanish Service. For more than 20 years, she has dedicated herself to translating social and cultural books as well as literary works. She was awarded the 17th LTI Korea Award for Aspiring Translators in 2019 with her translation of Human Acts (Changbi), written by Han Kang.

 

Latest Translated Books

 

Han Kang, The Vegetarian (Bajo La Luna Editorial 2012, Rata Editorial 2017)
Han Kang, Human Acts (Rata Editorial 2018)
Why do you Insist on Suffering? Pioneers of Korean Feminism (Hwarang Editorial 2019)
Sohn Won-pyung, Almond (Temas de hoy 2020)
Chung Serang, Hana from Earth (Hwarang Editorial 2021)

 

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Grants and Awards

 

LTI Korea Translation Award at 2019 for Hang Kang, Actos humanos (Rata, 2018)
Multiple translation grants from Literary Translation Institute of Korea
Multiple translation grants from Daesan Foundation
Multiple translation grants from Publication Industry Promotion Agency of Korea

 

Education

 

Licentiate in Literature from Universidad de Buenos Aires
Ph.D. in Medieval Spanish Literature from Universidad Complutense de Madrid

 

 


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