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With her poetry collection “Autobiography of Death,” Kim Hye-soon brought Asian women’s voices to the forefront of the international literary scene by winning the 2019 International Griffin Poetry Prize earlier this month.

It marked the first time the Canadian prize, founded in 2000, had ever gone to two Asian women — Kim shared the honor with Choi Don-mee, who translated the book into English…

Image: Poet Kim Hye-soon speaks during a press conference Tuesday in Gwanghwamun, central Seoul, courtesy of Yonhap

June 25, 2019