Krause Essay Prize Ceremony Honoring Keum Suk Gendry-Kim

The University of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program is pleased to announce that Keum Suk Gendry-Kim has won the 2020 Krause Essay Prize for her graphic novel Grass, which explores the harrowing experiences of Lee Ok-Sun, a Korean woman forced into sexual slavery for the Japanese Imperial Army during WWII. Ms. Gendry-Kim will be honored at the Krause Essay Prize award ceremony on Thursday, October 29 at 7:00 p.m. Central Time / 8:00pm Eastern via Zoom, where she will read from the winning work, joined by Vancouver-based writer and translator Janet Hong.

The online ceremony is free and open to the public. To register for the online event, please email [email protected].

Thursday, October 29, 2020
featuring Keum Suk Gendry-Kim and Janet Hong
Virtual Event

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