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Writer

Keum Suk Gendry-Kim(김금숙)

Title
Kim Keumsuk
Family Name
Kim
First Name
Keumsuk
Preferred Name
Keum Suk Gendry-Kim
Pen Name
KEUM SUK GENDRY-KIM, Keum Suk Gendry-Kim, Kim Kumsuk
ISNI
-
Birth
1971
Death
Unknown
Occupation
cartoonist
Period
Modern
Representative Works
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  • Description
  • English(English)

Keum Suk Gendry-Kim (b. 1971) was born in Goheung in Jeolla Province, a county famous for its beautiful mountains and shores. She has written and illustrated the graphic novels Grass, The Waiting, Jiseul, Jun, The Naked Tree, and Alexandra Kim, a Woman of Siberia; the autobiographical comic The Song of My Father; the three-volume children’s comic Kkokkaengi; the picture books The Baby Hanyeo Okrang Goes to Dokdo and A Day with My Grandpa; and the children’s book My Mother Kang Geumsun. Grass (Drawn & Quarterly, 2019) appeared on Best of the Year lists from the New York Times and the Guardian, and received the Cartoonist Studio Prize for Best Print Comic of the Year and the Big Other Book Award for Best Graphic Novel in 2019, and the Harvey Award for Best International Book and the Krause Essay Prize in 2020. The Waiting, her second book to appear in English translation, is forthcoming from Drawn & Quarterly in September 2021. 

Original Works3

  • Korean(한국어) Printed/Published Work
    기다림

    Gidarim

    Keum Suk Gendry-Kim / 김금숙 / 2020
  • Korean(한국어) Printed/Published Work
    준이 오빠

    Keum Suk Gendry-Kim / 김금숙 / 2018
  • Korean(한국어) Printed/Published Work

    Pul

    Keum Suk Gendry-Kim / 김금숙 / 2017

Translated Books12 See more

  • Bosnian(Bosanski) Book
    TRAVA
    Keum Suk Gendry-Kim / 김금숙 / 2021
  • Arabic(اللغة العربية) Book
    الانتظار
    كيوم سوك جندري كيم / 김금숙 / 2021
  • Arabic(اللغة العربية) Book
    عشب
    كيوم سوك جندري كيم / 김금숙 / 2021

E-Books & Audiobooks1

  • English(English) Ebook
    Grass
    KEUM SUK GENDRY-KIM / 김금숙 / 2020 / Social science > Sociology and social problems

E-News99 See more

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