|Kim Eun-ho. (Bookcity Culture Foundation)|
Kim Eun-ho, the head of local publishing house Hangilsa Publishing, has been appointed as the new chairman of Bookcity Culture Foundation, the organization said.
Kim, who graduated from ChungAng University, worked as a reporter for major local daily Dong-A Ilbo from 1968 to 1975. He founded his publishing house Hangilsa Publishing in 1976, and has served a number of significant positions in the publishing industry ever since. In 2011, he served as the head of the Paju BookSori Festival’s organizing Committee.
Located in Paju, Gyeonggi Province, the Bookcity Culture Foundation supports many book-themed events in the country, including book fairs, writing workshops and cultural events.
By Claire Lee (email@example.com