Ra Heeduk is a poet and professor of creative writing at Chosun University. She has authored eight poetry collections, including A Disappeared Palm , three essay collections, and two volumes of literary criticism. Her collections in translation include Scale & Stairs , Wild Apple , and Le ver à soie marqué d'un point noir . She has received the Kim Su-Young Literary Award, Today’s Young Artists Award, the Hyundae Literary Award, and the Midang Literary Award.
Seo Dong-Wook is a poet, philosopher, and literary critic. He is a professor of philosophy at Sogang University. He has published three poetry collections, one critical essay collection, and one book of essays, in addition to writing or translating several books of philosophy.
Seo Hajin is an assistant professor at Kyung Hee University’s Department of Korean Language and Literature. She has published two novels and six short story collections. The English edition of A Good Family came out from Dalkey Archive Press in 2015. She has received the Hahn Moo-Sook Literary Prize, Baek Shin-ae Literary Award, and Kim Jun Sung Literary Award.
Seo Hyoin debuted in 2006 and has authored three poetry collections, including Behavior Guidelines for the Boy Partisan and Yeosu , and two essay collections. He is the recipient of the Kim Su-Young Literary Award and the Cheon Sang-byeong Literary Award. He is editor-in-chief of Littor magazine.
Seo Ije graduated from the Film Department of the Seoul Institute of the Arts. She received the New Writer’s Award in 2018 from Literature and Society journal for her story “Zen for Celluloid Film.”
Seo Jeong-ju (1915 ~ 2000) was a Korean poet who wrote under the pen name Midang. He is widely considered as one of the best poets in twentieth-century Korean literature.
Seo Joon-hwan made his literary debut in the quarterly Literature and Society in 2001 with his short story “Aquarium.” He is the author of the short story collection You Are the Memories of the Moon and the novels The Goldberg Variations and The Death of Robespierre .
Seo Yoo Mi
Seo Yoo Mi came into the spotlight in 2007 when her novels Fantastic Ant Lion’s Pit and A Cool Step Forward won the Munhak Soochup Writers Award and the Changbi Award for Novel, respectively, in the same year. Other works include the novels Your Monster , Beginning of the End , and Holding Turn , the novella Crack , and the short story collections Temporarily Human and The Day Everybody Leaves .
Shim Bo-Seon made his debut when he won the Chosun Ilbo New Writer’s Contest in 1994. He has authored the poetry collections Fifteen Seconds without Sorrow , Someone Always in the Corner of My Eye , and Today, I’m Not So Sure and has co-authored the essay collections Today’s Progressive Ideas and Smoked Art. He has received the Nojak Literary Prize, Kim Jun-Sung Literary Award, and Kim Jong-sam Poetry Award. He is a professor of culture and arts management at Kyung Hee Cyber University. English translations of his books include Fifteen Seconds without Sorrow (Parlor Press, 2016) and Someone Always...
Shin Cheolgyu debuted in 2011 when he won the Chosun Ilbo New Writer’s Contest for his poem “Drift Ice.” He published his first poetry collection, As Sad as the Earth , in 2017. His poem “Higher than the Heart” was selected as the winner of the 2018 Today’s Poetry Award by fellow writers and poets.