Lee Hyo-seok

Lee Hyo-seok (, February 23, 1907 – May 5, 1942) was a Korean writer.wikipedia
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Pyeongchang County

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Lee Hyo-seok, who wrote under the pen-name 'Gasan' was born February 23, 1907 in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do.
Pyeongchang is the hometown of Lee Hyo-seok, a Korean novelist, and this festival is held in Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village, where he grew up.

Gangwon Province, South Korea

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Lee Hyo-seok, who wrote under the pen-name 'Gasan' was born February 23, 1907 in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do.
A memorial center of a famous novelist, Lee Hyo-seok is in Pyeongchang County.

Anton Chekhov

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Lee was deeply impressed by Chekhov and Thomas Mann and graduated first in his class at the Gyeongseong Je-il Academy.

Thomas Mann

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Lee was deeply impressed by Chekhov and Thomas Mann and graduated first in his class at the Gyeongseong Je-il Academy.

Names of Seoul

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Lee then moved to his wife's hometown of Gyeongseong, Hamgyeongbuk-do, where he worked as an English teacher.

Soongsil University

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In 1934 he began teaching at Soongsil University in Pyeongyang.

Yi Sang

The Group of Nine included Jung Jiyong, Yi Sang, Kim Girim, Lee Taejun all of whom influenced Lee.

Kim Kirim

In 1933, he formed the Circle of Nine (Guinhoe, 구인회, 九人會) with Yi Sang, Lee Hyo-seok, Jo Yongman, Park Taewon, and so on. Kim began to write in earnest then, and published his first collection of poems, The Weather Chart (Gisangdo, 《기상도》, 氣象圖), in 1936.

Cho Hae-jin

In 2013, I Met Lo Kiwan won the 31st Sin Dong-yup Prize for Literature, and in 2016 she won the 17th Lee Hyo-seok Literary Award for short story "Sanchaekja-ui haengbok" (산책자의 행복 Happiness of a Walker).