Sora Kim-Russell has translated works by Pyun Hye-young, Kim Un-su, Hwang Sok-yong, and Bae Suah, among others.

Her translation of Pyun Hye-young’s The Hole won the 2017 Shirley Jackson Award for best novel, and her short story translations have appeared in Words Without Borders, The New Yorker, and Harper’s Magazine. Her translation of At Dusk by Hwang Sok-yong was longlisted for the 2018 Man Booker International Prize. Sora has taught literary translation at Ewha Womans University, LTI Korea, and the Bread Loaf Translators Conference. 

Sora Kim-Russell

All nominated books

At Dusk

Translated by Sora Kim-Russell