Novelist Kim Ae-ran Wins French Literary Award

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Novelist Kim Ae-ran has won the French literary award Prix de l'Inaper├žu this year with her collection of short stories titled "Ma vie dans la superette" (I go to the convenience store).

The award, established in 2008, honors exceptional literary works overlooked by the public. It is handed out by a panel of French literary critics, journalists, booksellers and general readers.

Shin Kyung-sook's novel "A Lone Room" received the same award in 2009.

englishnews@chosun.com / Jun. 11, 2014 11:05 KST