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Korean Literature Is Stepping Out

Translator Anton Hur on the increased visibility of queer Korean writers​.
 

Am I proud of this mini-feature of Korean queer literature in translation courtesy of Words Without Borders? 

Hell yeah! 

We have Lee Jong San, the second out queer Korean writer to publish a book of fiction, and an excerpt from that very book in question: Customer! 

We have Kim Bong-gon, the third out queer Korean writer to publish a book of fiction, and an excerpt...

"A writer is congenitally unable to tell the truth and that is why we call what he writes fiction. "
William Faulkner

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Writers not writing for a living often find enjoyment and small payouts from Web sites seeking material to raise their sites higher in the search engine rankings. Although this is a legitimate practice, the writing being published on the Web can often be less than professional. This lack of professionalism distorts the line between qualified and amateur writers. Writing standards are often not the highest priority as Web sites seek to drive traffic to gain advertising exposure. It seems as if readers are not as concerned about the writing quality, as long as they find a relevant account on a particular topic.