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History

History
1954.9.15 Established Korean PEN.
1955 Joined as a member of International PEN at the 27th International PEN Congress.
1964 Started publishing English and French versions of 《The Korean PEN》.
1965 Operated "PEN Asia Fund" (Until 1970).
1970 Hosted the 37th International PEN Congress in Seoul with the participation of 60 countries.
1975 Published 《PEN News 》. The title was changed to 《PEN Literature》 later. Started awarding the "Literary Translation Prize", the first of its kind in Korea.
1978 Started awarding the "Korea PEN Literary Prize".
1988 Hosted the 52nd International PEN Congress in Seoul with participation of 101 countries.
1994 Organized the 1st "International Literary Symposium", which is hosted annually by Korean PEN thereafter.
1996 Started publishing the quarterly 《Korean Literature Today》, introducing contemporary Korean Literature in English.
2001 Started publishing 《PEN News》.
2008 Hosted the 15th "International Literary Symposium", with participation of Canada, China, Japan, Korea, Spain, and Sweden.