Chansoon Park

PARK Chansoon (fiction writer, film translator; South Korea) made her literary debut as a writer in 2006 after working as a film translator for dubbing and subtitling for thirty years with over fifty documentaries and hundreds of feature films to her credit. She has also worked as a subtitler for film festivals, translated a number of books for adults and children, and was a professor of English Literature at Seoul Women's University. Since then Park has had an impressive publishing record, having authored [Whispering of a Translator - Movie Translation, Aesthetics of Communication] (2005), two collections of short stories, [The Garden of Balhae] (2009) and Ladybugs Fly from the Top (2013), the latter of which won a prize at the Literary Award of Association of Korean novelists. Several of her short stories have appeared elsewhere, such as "Stoppie a Motto," which was included in Nocturne d’un chauffeur de taxi by publisher Philippe Rey (2014).