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Jeong Ho-Seung

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Jeong Ho-Seung

Jeong Ho-Seung (born 1950) is probably Korea’s most popular poet. His poetry collections are Seulpeumi gippeumege (Sorrow to Joy, 1979), Seoului yesu (Seoul’s Jesus, 1982), Saebyeok pyeonji (Dawn Letter, 1987), Byeolteureun ttatteuthada (Stars Are Warm, 1990), Saranghadaga jugeobeoryeora (Love, Then Die, 1997), Oerounikka saramida (Human Because Lonely, 1998), Nunmuri namyeon gichareul tara (If Tears Flow, Take a Train, 1999), I jalbeun sigan dongan (During this Short Moment, 2004), Poong (Embrace, 2007), Bapgap (Rice-Price, 2010), and Yeohaeng (Journey, 2013). He has received the Seoul City Literary Award, the Jeong Ji-yong Literary Award, the Pyeonun Literary Award, the Sanghwa Poetry Award, and the Gongcho Literary Award.

Articles by Jeong Ho-Seung

Earning My Keep
By Jeong Ho-Seung
I think I'll go pay a visit to Hell.
Translated from Korean by Brother Anthony of Taizé & Susan Hwang
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from “The Final Cut”
By Jeong Ho-Seung
The four of them dragged the pig on the short ladder and lifted it onto the trestles in front of the sty. Their teeth clenched, the three men watched the woman, Diana Kampradt, the butcher.  “The…
Translated from German by Kim Soo-Bok
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