Country of Focus Launch: Bora Chung In Conversation

Bora Chung + Michaela Kalowski

The Judith Wright Centre


#About the event


The Country of Focus program has received grant funding from the Australia-Korea Foundation of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.


Bora Chung

Bora Chung

Cursed Bunny, a collection of Bora Chung’s science fiction short stories translated into English by Anton Hur, was short-listed for the International Booker Prize 2022. Her other major works, To Meet Her and Red Sword, will also be translated by Anton Hur.

Photograph ⓒ Hyeyoung.

Michaela Kalowski

Michaela Kalowski

Michaela Kalowski is an interviewer, moderator and curator for writers and ideas festivals. In 2023 she's the curator and interviewer of Brisbane Writers Festival's online series The Second Book, and curator of ABC RN's on-air writers festival, Big Weekend of Books. She's conducted radio interviews for ABC RN's The Music Show, Big Ideas and The Bookshelf, ABC Classic and has presented programs across ABC radio. Recent interviews include Margaret Atwood, David Mitchell, Trent Dalton and Robert Jones Jr.

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