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Program

One on One

In Women’s Eyes
10.11.(Fri) 18:30~19:30
@DDP CREA | MC: Shim Jinkyung
Florence Noiville, a French journalist (Le Monde) and literary critic, will meet novelist Oh Jung Hee, known as ‘the godmother of the women’s literature of Korea’ for her literary career spanning over fifty years. Their conversation—between a woman journalist and a woman writer—will explore human society seen in women’s eyes and consider the task of conveying it through writing.

Participants

  • Florence Noiville Writer, France
    Florence Noiville is a French writer, journalist, literary critic and Foreign Fiction Editor for Le Monde des livres, the literary supplement of the daily paper Le Monde in Paris. Her first book was a biography of the Nobel Prize-winning American author Isaac Bashevis Singer, for which she received a 2004 Biography Award. She then wrote a short text, half-essay, half-personal narrative, about capitalism and its excesses, entitled “I went to business school and I'm sorry”. Her fictional work consists in four novels including Confessions of a Kleptomaniac (2018), A Cage in Search of a Bird (2016), The Attachment (2014) and The Gift (2007). Her books are translated into 13 languages.
  • Oh Jung Hee Writer, Korea
    Oh Jung Hee was born in Seoul in 1947. She attended Sorabol Art College where she received her B.A. in creative writing. She made her literary debut in 1968 by winning the JungAng Ilbo New Writer’s Award for her short story “The Toy Store Lady.” She is known for her delicate explorations of hidden human desires through her portrayal of characters who resolve real-life problems in their interactions with others. Her works include River of Fire, Childhood Garden, Spirit of the Wind, Fireworks, and Bird. Her short story “Evening Game” (1979) was made into the movie Today and the Other Days in 2009. She is the recipient of the Yi Sang Literary Award, Dong-in Literary Award, Dong-seo Literary Award, and LiBeratur Award. She is a member of the National Academy of Arts.

Partners

  • SFAC
  • SDF
  • MCST
  • KYOBO
  • YES24
  • Munhakdongne
  • openbooks
  • Minumsa
  • Chung-Ang University
  • Sogang University
  • ThankBooks
  • 100Fish
  • witncynical
  • yideumbook