Ahn Do-hyun

About Ahn

Ahn Do-hyun is a multi-million bestselling, award-winning Korean poet. He was born in 1961 in Yeocheon, Korea, and graduated from Wonkwang University where he studied Korean literature. His writing career took off when he won the Daegu Maeil Shinmun Annual Literary Contest with his poem 'Nakdong River' in 1981 and the Dong-A Ilbo Annual Literary Contest with his poem 'Jeon Bong-jun Goes to Seoul' in 1984. Ahn also received the 1996 Young Poet's Award and the 1998 Kim So-wol Literature Prize. His modern fable, The Salmon Who Dared to Leap Higher is his first work to be translated into English.

Ahn Do-hyun

Books by Ahn Do-hyun

The Salmon Who Dared to Leap Higher
The Salmon Who Dared to Leap Higher

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Designing the book cover for The Salmon Who Dared to Leap Higher

Designing the book cover for The Salmon Who Dared to Leap Higher

I’m a Senior Designer for Macmillan Children’s Books but when the brief for The Salmon Who Dared to Leap Higher came in from the book's editor, I decided it was time for my first foray into the world of adults’ book covers. The book tells the story of a salmon whose silver s...

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