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Heo Su-gyeong

Author, Korean
Heo Su-gyeong (1964-2018) was a diasporic South Korean writer, translator, and archaeologist. She published two poetry collections before moving to Germany in 1992 to pursue a PhD in ancient Near Eastern archaeology. Heo continued to write award-winning poems, novels, essays, and children’s books in Korean while living in Münster. (Photo copyright Moonji publishing co., Ltd.)