July 31, 2021

Movement starts to nominate N.Korean author for Nobel Prize

New York-based group promotes literature prize for dissident author living in the North

A New York committee was formed yesterday to nominate a dissident North Korean writer known as Mr. Bandi (Bandi Teacher) to the Nobel Prize for Literature.

The formation of this committee took place in Flushing, New York, under North Korean defector Ma Young-ae, the chairperson for the new organization.