Daesan-Berkeley Writer in Residence Program

With generous support from the Daesan Foundation in Korea, the Center for Korean Studies invites a visiting writer to campus for six months each year. This program promotes cultural exchange between the literary communities of Korea and the San Francisco Bay Area. The visiting writer participates in Center activities and delivers lectures or readings for the community. Past Writers-in-Residence are:

  • Mr. Kim Yeonsu (novelist, 2006)
  • Mr. Kim Kitaek (poet, 2007)
  • Ms. Jo Kyung Ran (novelist, 2008)
  • Mr. Ham Seongho (poet, 2009)
  • Mr. Jung Young Moon (novelist, 2010)
  • Mr. Chang Dae Soung (poet, 2011)
  • Ms. Kim Insook (novelist, 2013)
  • Ms. Kang Youngsook (novelist, 2014)
  • Mr. Sung Kiwoong (playwright, 2016)