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    Seoul Art Space Yeonhui


    A creative space for literary work with a vision of future center of Asian literature

    Established by the Seoul Metropolitan Government on 5th November, 2009 on the former site of the Seoul Historical Compilation Committee, Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture (SFAC)’s Seoul Art Space Yeonhui is the first creative space for literary practices in Seoul. It provides writers with an ideal environment for creativity, and expands opportunities for the general public to engage with literature.

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    Main Programs

    Residency Program

    • Disciplines: Literature (fiction, novels, poetry, playwriting, literary translation, literary criticism, essay)
    • Period: 1 month to 6 months
    • Benefits: one independent writing room, access to shared spaces
    • Application: Invitation notices are posted at the Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture (SFAC) website each year in November.

    Literary Webzine View

    Published by the Seoul Art Space Yeonhui, View is SFAC’s third genre webzine. Under the concept of ‘a pocket literary magazine’, it presents new perspectives for understanding literature through its contents divided into three sections—!(do), …(write), and ?(ask). Readers can access View on their computers or mobile devices free of charge.

    Seoul International Writers’ Festival

    Seoul's representative literary festival where citizens can experience various world literature and have literary network between domestic and foreign writers


    The four buildings of the Seoul Art Space Yeonhui, named Kkeullim (attracted), Hollim (charmed), Ullim (resonating), and Deullim (heard), contain 19 writing studios in addition to such community spaces as an outdoor stage and a literature media lab.
    The Literature Media Lab is a cultural space open to all (Mon-Fri 10:00~17:00). Visitors are warmly invited to browse through the coll-ection of books and enjoy a cup of coffee.




    • 6-7 Jeungga-ro 2-gil, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul

    For more information, call

    • +82-2-324-4600