Joheun
Lee

Joheun Lee (Jo) is a literary translator from Korea who has been working as a Korean-to-English freelance translator for several commercial projects.

A long-time fan of K-pop and many other subcultures, she finds herself drawn to the works on related topics and speculative fiction, especially by women and queer writers. A UX Designer by day, Jo now lives with her partner and three cats in Shanghai, China.

Works

Selective Workshops/Mentorship

  • 2023-24 National Centre for Writing Emerging Translator Mentorships Mentee in Korean - mentored by Clare Richards
  • 2023 Literature Translation Institute of Korea Translation Academy
  • 2023 The American Literary Translators Association Building Our Future: A Weekend of Virtual Workshops for Emerging BIPOC Translators

Literary

K-Pop / Entertainment

Event Subtitles

Concert/VCR Scripts

  • 2023 ATEEZ THE FELLOWSHIP : BREAK THE WALL
  • CIX 2nd WORLD TOUR 〈Save me, Kill me〉
  • Mnet GREAT SEOUL INVASION Final
  • 2022 SUNMI THE World Tour 'GOOD GIRL GONE MAD'
  • 2022 LOONA 1st WORLD TOUR [LOONATHEWORLD]
  • 2022 SVT 6TH FAN MEETING ‘SEVENTEEN in CARAT LAND’
  • Stray Kids 2ND #LoveSTAY [SKZ CHOCOLATE FACTORY]

Webtoons

Mostly worked with Fantasy & Wuxia genre, interested in working in BL/GL

Industry / Corporate

2023 2022

Academic

Abstracts, presentations, and lecture subtitles in various fields, including: Art, Art Therapy, Behavioral Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Education, Entrepreneurship, Film Studies, Fisheries, Food Culture, Humanities, Social Welfare, etc.

Other Specializations

IT, web, app / IR, pitch decks, presentations / Company Profiles / Lyrics / Cosmetics / Academic records / etc.

Contact Me

Also find me on X (formerly Twitter)