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Famous Authors from South Korea

List of the most popular authors from South Korea, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries authors have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of storytelling. Whether they're known for fiction, non-fiction, poetry or even technical writing, the famous South Korean authors on this list have kept that tradition alive by writing renowned works that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable South Korean writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

List is made up of a variety of items, including Kim Young-sam and Hongkun Park.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous authors are from South Korea?" and "Who are the best South Korean authors?"

For further information on these historic South Korean authors, click on their names. If you're a bookworm then use this list of celebrated South Korean authors to discover some new books that you will enjoy reading.
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    Silver Stallion, White badge

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    Atta Kim

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    Elections in Korea

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    Cho Byung-hwa

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    Cho Chi-hun

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    Cho Chung-kwon

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    Cho Hae-il America

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    Cho Seon-jak

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    Choe Yun There a petal silently falls

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    Choi In-ho Deep blue night

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    Choi In-hun The square, Reflections on a mask, Once Upon A Long Time Ago

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    Choi Seung-ho

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    Maundy Thursday

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    Romance of Their Own

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    Han Kang

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    Han Moo-sook

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    Han Su-san Floating grass

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    Heup Young Kim Wang Yang-ming and Karl Barth

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    Hongkun Park Nanowire Nanosensors for Highly-Sensitive, Selective and Integrated ...

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    Hyun Jin-geon

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    Batman: Hush, Gen 13, WildC.A.T.S

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    Jo Jung-rae Playing with fire, The land of the banished

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    Jo Kyung-ran

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    Kang Kyeong-ae

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    Heart's agony, Sasang kihaeng

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    Kim Chi-won

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    In the name of justice and peace, Mass-participatory economy, The ...

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    Kim Dong-in

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    Kim Hoon

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    Kim In-suk

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    Seoul-1964-winter

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    Kim Won-il The wind and the river, Evening glow

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    Kim Yeon-su

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    I have the right to destroy myself

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    Korea's quest for reform & globalization

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    Ko Un

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    Ku Sang Wastelands of fire, A Korean century

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    Lee Cheong-jun The prophet and other stories, Your paradise, The wounded

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    Lee Hyo-seok When Buckwheat Flowers Bloom

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    Lee Kyun-young

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    Lee Seung-u

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    Lee Yeongdo Dragon Raja, The Bird That Drinks Tears, The Bird That Drinks Blood

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    Im Chul-woo

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