Author Suki Kim Visits UNH

Contact: Erika Mantz
UNH Media Relations

April 13, 2004

DURHAM, N.H. -- Suki Kim, author of "The Interpreter," a debut novel that is a unique blend of mystery, immigrant identity, what it means to be Korean-American and female, and translation between opposing worlds, will talk about and read from her work Thursday, April 22, 2004, at 5 p.m. in Hamilton Smith Hall room 127 at the University of New Hampshire.

Suki Kim, author of "The Interpreter," to be published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux in February 2003*

Sponsored by the UNH English Department's Writers Series, the lecture is free and open to the public.

Kim was born and raised in South Korea and immigrated to New York with her family when she was 13. Her writing has appeared in The New York Review of Books, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, and Newsweek. She is a graduate of Barnard College and studied at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London.





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