Photos supplied by Nari Hong; Nari Hong; Nari with her father; Baby Nari drawing with her grandfather; Process photos from Days With Dad, Nari’s workspace
Days With Dad: IBBY's 2017 list of Outstanding Books for Young People
Nari Hong dreams of a society where people aren’t subject to comparisons based upon inaccurate assumptions of what constitutes life as a disabled person. She writes in both Korean and English. Her first book, Days with Dad is on IBBY’s 2017 list of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities and the 2017 shortlist for The Asian Children’s Book Award by Genting Singapore (ABCA). She has exhibited her books at both the Paris Book Fair and the Abu Dhabi Book Fair. Nari lives in Seoul, South Korea.
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