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Pub Date: 05/16/2017

Pages: 220

Publisher: White Pine Press

Imprint: White Pine Press

ISBN 13: 9781945680014

ISBN 10: 1945680016

Price: $16.00 / $20.99 CAN

Category: FICTION / Short Stories (single author)


By Jeon Sungtae, Sora Kim-Russell

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About the Book

“Written in a beautifully rendered, nuanced language, Wolves is a window into a little-known world.”

—Krys Lee - Author of How I Became a North Korean

Sungtae’s short stories build a unique world through their consummate construction and firm roots in reality. With Mongolia as the physical background and through the perspectives of outsiders, Jeon’s imaginative tales mercilessly expose the hypocrisy and duality that lie within all of us. The stories address important issues including North-South Korean relations, migrant workers, capitalism in an era of neo-liberalism, and racially mixed families.

Sora Kim-Russell, a Korean-American poet and translator originally from California, now lives and works in Seoul, South Korea.

About the Book

Wolf is centered on the tales of Mongolia, which lies on the “border” between civilization and wilderness, modernity and anti-modernity.


Jeon Sungtae: Jeon Sungtae was born in 1969 in Goheung, South Jeolla Province, and studied creative writing at Chung-Ang University. His published works include the short story collections Second Self-Portrait, Wolves, Over The Border, and BURYING INCENSE;and  the novel The Female Barber.

Sora Kim-Russell is a Korean-American poet and translator originally from California and now living in Seoul, South Korea. Her translations include Gong Ji-young’s Our Happy Times (Short Books, 2014) and Shin Kyung-sook’s I’ll Be Right There (Other Press, 2014). She teaches at Ewha Womans University.

Sora Kim-Russell is a poet and translator, originally from California and now living in Seoul, South Korea. She teaches at Ewha Women's University.