Han Changhoon (b. 1963) debuted in 1992 when he won Daejeon Ilbo ’s New Writer’s Contest with the story “Anchor.” He has since received several awards, including the Hankyoreh Literary Award in 1998 for Mussels , Violet Prize for the People's Writer in 2007 for Song of Youth , and the Heo Gyun Literary Award and Yosan Literary Award in 2009 for I like It Here . He wrote the screenplay for the movie Unforgettable (2015) based on a story from his collection, Island, I Live the End of the World (2003). His works in translation include I like It Here (Literaturnaya Uchoba, 2017) in Russian. Han is known for his frank and humorous portrayal of life in small towns and farming and fishing villages, featuring the dialects of Chungcheong and Jeolla provinces instead of the standard dialect of big cities.