Yun Ko Eun
Yun Ko Eun has written three novels and three short story collections. She has received the Daesan Literary Award, Hankyoreh Literary Award, and Lee Hyo-seok Literary Award. Her novels The Zero G Syndrome and Travelers of the Night have been published in China.
Yun Ko-eun was born in Seoul in 1980. Her short story “Piercing” won the 2004 Daesan Literary Award for College Students the year she graduated from university. She received the 2008 Hankyoreh Literature Award for her novel The Zero G Syndrome , the 2011 Lee Hyo-seok Literary Award for her short story “The Hippocampus, Fly,” and the 2015 Kim Yong-ik Novel Prize for her short story collection Aloha . The Disaster Tourist (Serpent’s Tail, 2020) is her first book to be translated into English.