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Korean Literature Review Contest for Overseas Readers



  • Overseas literary organizations, literary festival organizing committees, universities, publishers, bookstores, etc.

Selection Procedure

  • Applications are accepted from overseas institutes. Selections are made once a year after careful consideration.
  • Afterwards, LTI Korea will promote excellent review contents through its social media accounts and the website of the Seoul International Writers’ Festival.

Support Details

  • Direct expenses including operation cost and honoraria.


  • The support fund is set in KRW. The final amount is determined based on project feasibility and local market price. The amount of the support fund is limited to maximum 10 million KRW per case.

How to Apply

  • Applications are accepted by email only (alex_b@klti.or.kr).
  • Required documents:
      1) Application form
      2) Project proposal & other supporting documents such as promotional materials
    ※ Applications are accepted until 24:00 (KST) on the day of the deadline.
  • Timeline
  • Timeline
    DeadlineEvaluationSuccessful candidates notified and results announcedMoU signed and 1st installment paidReview contestFinal report submitted and accounts balanced2nd installment paid
    March 31, 2021AprilAprilLast week of AprilMarch ~ SeptemberWithin 30 days of the award ceremonyLast week of October

Selection Criteria

  • Project feasibility, budget share ratio, promotional plan, ability to carry out the project

2020 Korean Literature Essay Contest

  • 23 cases in 21 countries
  • Taiwan, Germany, Russia, Mexico, Mongolia, United States, Vietnam, Bulgaria, Brazil, Spain, Azerbaijan, United Kingdom, Austria, Jordan, Italy, India, Indonesia, Japan, Colombia, Turkey, France

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