Do Jong-hwan was born in 1954 and is among the foremost poets in Korea. He made his literary debut in 1982 and has since published many collections of poetry.
As a poet who depicts the struggle of common people in a divided country, Do opens up new possibilities for the unification of North and South Korea. He is the recipient of many Korean literary prizes.
Banipal No 43 Celebrating Denys Johnson-Davies
Shortlist for the 2015 International Prize for Arabic Fiction announced[read more]
Upcoming Banipal book club meetings[read more]
Announcement of 2014 Winner of Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation[read more]
Sheikh Zayed Book Award announces 'Arabic Culture in other Languages' 2015 longlist[read more]
IPAF 2015 Longlist has been announced![read more]
The first ever BALMAL Open Evening was very successful: overflowing with visitors and animated conversation![read more]
[read all news stories]