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Keum Suk Gendry-Kim

Illustration of artist Keum Suk Gendry-Kim
Contributor

Keum Suk Gendry-Kim

Keum Suk Gendry-Kim was born in the town of Goheung in Jeolla Province, a town famous for its beautiful mountains and sea. Her graphic novels include The Song of My FatherJiseul, and Kogaeyi, which have been translated and published in France. She also wrote and illustrated The Baby Hanyeo Okrang Goes to DokdoA Day with My Grandpa, and My Mother Kang Geumsun. She received the Best Creative Manhwa Award for her short manhwa “Sister Mija,” about a comfort woman. She has had exhibitions of her works in Korea and Europe since 2012, and her graphic novels and manhwa deal mostly with people who are outcasts or marginalized.

Photo: Self-portrait by the author

Articles by Keum Suk Gendry-Kim

February 2019 International Graphic Novel Grass Keum Suk Gendry Kim Feature
From “Grass”
By Keum Suk Gendry-Kim
I had no idea I wouldn't be coming back.
Translated by Janet Hong
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