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Krause Essay Prize Ceremony Honoring Keum Suk Gendry-Kim

Ms. Gendry-Kim
October 29, 2020 - 7:00pm

On Thursday, October 29th, the Nonfiction Writing Program celebrates the winner of the 2020 Krause Essay Prize: the graphic novel GRASS by Korean artist Keum Suk Gendry-Kim. This online award ceremony will feature Ms. Gendry-Kim and translator Janet Hong reading from the book, which explores the harrowing experiences of Lee Ok-Sun, a Korean woman forced into sexual slavery for the Japanese Imperial Army during WWII. Questions will follow.

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The Krause Essay Prize, given annually, is made possible by the generous support of the Kyle J. and Sharon Krause Family Foundation.