LEE HOCHUL LITERARY PRIZE
The Grand Laureate of the 4th Lee Hochul
Literary Prize for Peace
The Grand Laureate of the 4th Lee Hochul Literary Prize for Peace
Arundhati Roy (1961~)
Arundhati Roy, born in India, is a leading novelist, a writer, and an ecological thinker who has gained global recognition through her works and activism. Her literary concerns deal with the lives of the underprivileged, especially with a keen interest in the issues such as human rights, gender, environment and politics in a global scale, in which she shows great sympathy and literary imagination through her own unique poetic language. She was selected as the '100 Most Influential People in the World' by Time in 2014.
The Special Award Laureate of the 4th Lee Hochul Literary Prize for Peace
Kim Hye-jin (1983~)
Kim Hye-jin, born in 1983, began her career as a writer when “Chicken Run” was elected in the 2012 New Year Literature of Dong-A Ilbo. She has been recognized as a writer who portrays the silent pain of the weak through not the objectifying eyes of an outsider but the understanding gaze of an insider who faces the same pain in a blunt language.