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  • The Salt Dress Inside Me

The Salt Dress Inside Me

Kim Hyesoon

Bilingual , 2015/11 International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press

Tags: Literature, Poetry, Translation, Bilingual, International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong

170 x 110 mm , 90pp ISBN / ISSN : 978-962-996-729-1

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This pocket-sized paperback is one of the twenty-two titles published for 2015 Hong Kong International Poetry Nights. The theme of IPHHK2015 is “Poetry and Conflict”. 21 international poets from 18 different places are invited to participate in recitations, symposia and sharing sessions of the Poetry Nights. A recitation focusing on 10 local Hong Kong poets, “Hong Kong Cantonese Poetry Night” is included. This collection seeks to make accessible the best of contemporary international poetry with outstanding translations.

Kim Hyesoon received her Ph.D. in Korean Literature from Konkuk University. She has published ten poetry collections including: Poor Love Machine (1997), A Glass of Red Mirror (2004), and Sorrowtoothpaste Mirrorcream (2011). Her poetry collections have been translated into English, including Mommy Must be a Fountain of Feathers (2008), and All the Garbage of the World, Unite! (2011). She has received numerous literary prizes including the Kim Su-yong Literary Award (1997), the Sowol Poetry Literature Award (2000) and the Midang Literature Award (2006).

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