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Elisa Shua Dusapin

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Elisa Shua Dusapin

Elisa Shua Dusapin was born in France in 1992 and raised in Paris, Seoul, and Switzerland. Winter in Sokcho is her first novel. Published in 2016 to wide acclaim, it was awarded the Prix Robert Walser and the Prix Régine Desforges and has been translated into six languages. In 2021, Aneesa Abbas Higgins’s English translation of Winter in Sokcho won the National Book Award for Translated Literature.

Articles by Elisa Shua Dusapin

two rows of people playing pachinko
Tischbeinahe, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
The Pachinko Parlor
By Elisa Shua Dusapin
In this excerpt of Elisa Shua Dusapin's new novel, a young woman tries to plan a trip to Korea with her grandparents, neither of whom has returned to their native country since fleeing the Korean War.
Translated from French by Aneesa Abbas Higgins
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