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Sung Ryu's translation of 'Shoko's Smile' (Korean)
Episode 8215th October 2023 • Harshaneeyam • Harshaneeyam
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Sung Ryu is a Korean-English translator who calls South Korea, the US, Canada, and Singapore home. Her translations include Tower by Bae Myung-hoon (Honford Star, 2021), Shoko’s Smile by Choi Eunyoung (Penguin Books, 2021), I’m Waiting for You: And Other Stories by Kim Bo-Young (co-translated with Sophie Bowman, Harper Voyager, 2021), and the Korean edition of Grandma Moses: My Life’s History (Suo Books, 2017) by Anna Mary Robertson Moses.

In this conversation, she spoke about the book she translated 'Shoko's Smile', her journey into translation, themes that she gets drawn to and why Translations matter to her.

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