Sumeru News — Korea

Glen Choi a "BEST BOOK" finalist at American BookFest

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We're pleased to announce that Glen Choi's book, Beginning, Middle and Zen: Tales from Canada to Korea and Back Again, was among the finalist short list for the 2018 American BookFest. Congratulations, Glen!  

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Glen Choi Book Launch

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You are invited to the book launch of Beginning, Middle & Zen by Glen Shakwon Choi. Wednesday, October 31, 5:30 pm, Emmanuel College, U of T. Sponsored by Emmanuel College, The University of Toronto Applied Buddhist Studies Initiative, and The Sumeru Press Inc. Reading, interview, and refreshments Free admission Here's the poster. EVENTBRITE RSVP: INQUIRIES:

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Korean Buddhist vegetarian celebration in Ottawa

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The Cultural Corps of Korean Buddhism and the Korean Cultural Center Canada will hold a special event to introduce Korean traditional culture and healthy food at the Canadian Museum of History from September 12 through 14, 2018. This is a celebration of the 55th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Canada and Korea, which was hosted by the Korea Cultural Center Canada following the last year. On September 12, a dinner party featuring various temple food will take place, where government officials, politicians, media people, and famous chefs are expected to attend. The temple food to be presented is 'The Korean traditional fermented food,' which...

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Sumeru author Glen Choi on being Korean-Canadian

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Glen Choi, whose book Beginning, Middle & Zen was just published by Sumeru, was recently interviewed by the Korea-Canada blog. Here's the link:

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Beginning Middle Zen

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BEGINNING MIDDLE ZEN: Tales from Canada to Korea and Back Again Glen Shakwon Choi Here's a sneak peek at another Sumeru book out soon for the 2018 catalogue... Think Kim's Convenience, hockey, culture shock in Korea, Zen with the sunims, and a healthy dose of real life. The cover, in progress:   Glen Shakwon Choi is a lifelong Buddhist who holds a Ph.D. in religious studies from the University of Ottawa. His writing has appeared in newspapers and publications in South Korea, the United States, and Canada. He also briefly hosted a television series on Buddhism. Glen's passion is to illustrate Buddhist...

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