Committee

JUDGING

정과리 교수

Myeong-Kyo JEONG (pen name. Kwa-Ri JEONG)

Literary Critic. He has published 17 books, compiled more than 10 books and translated 3 books. Professor of Yonsei University since 2000.

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    Moon-Su SHIN

    Professor Emeritus of American Literature, Seoul National University.

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    Hyo-Hwan KWAK

    Poet, President of the Literature Translation Institute of Korea,

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    David Carruth

    Translator

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    Krys Lee

    Writer Professor

Main roles
  • Screening nominated works produced in other languages
  • Compiling a shortlist
  • Determining the winner
  • Determining and approving the recipient of the Translator’s Prize (translation support payment)
Members

Five prominent members from the Korean and international literary world (including critics) and academia

※ In the interest of ensuring fairness, the identity of the Judging Committee members will be disclosed upon the announcement of the winner

STEERING

  • Chaired by Kyung-Koo HAN
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    Secretary-General, Korean National Commission for UNESCO

  • Vice Chaired by Mu-Hyun JEONG
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    Poet, Bucheon Branch the Korean Writers Association Its members are

  • Min-Ho BANG
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    Literary Critic & Professor, Seoul National University

  • Hyung-Yup OH
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    Literary Critic & Professor, Korea University

  • Eun-Suk JEONG
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    Chief Exescutive, Maumsanchaek Publishing House

  • Hyun-Gyu CHOI
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    Novelist, Bucheon Branch Writers Association of Korea

  • Sung-Yong KIM
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    Bucheon City Councilor

  • Si-Myung OH
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    Director General, Culture and Economy Bureau of Bucheon City

Main roles
  • Matters related to all facets of the holding of the award
  • Matters related to the appointment of members to the Nominations Committee and Screening Committee
  • Matters related to the determination of the winner
  • Matters related to the organization of ancillary events, including a lecture by the award winner
Members

Literature experts (writers, scholars, critics, journalists), Bucheon civil servants, Bucheon City Council members,

chair of the Bucheon Creative City of Literature Steering Committee, representatives from Bucheon writers groups

Nominations

Main roles
  • Screening nominated works
  • Seeking out literary works in the applicable languages
  • Compiling a longlist to be transferred to the Judging Committee
Members

Eight literature experts from different language backgrounds (English, French, Germany, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean)

※ Works produced in other languages will be screened by the Judging Committee

※ Details of the Nominations Committee members and the longlist will not be released