Choi In-hun is one of Korea’s most renowned writers and dramatists. His masterpiece The Square has been translated into eight languages, including English, French, Spanish, and German. He attended the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program in 1973, and the play he wrote during this time, Once upon a Long Time Ag o, became the first Korean play to be staged at the Playhouse Theatre in New York City. He has received the Dongin Literary Award, Baeksang Arts Award, Chungang Culture Grand Prize, and Lee San Literature Prize. English editions of his works include A Grey Man , Reflections on...
Choi Jae-hoon (b.1973) made his literary debut when he won the new writer’s award from Literature and Society in 2007. His works include Baron Quirval’s Castle , Seven Cat Eyes , and From the Sleep of Babes .
Choi Ji-un is a writer. Born in Yeosu, South Jeolla Province in 1979, he made his literary debut in 2012 when his novel Oksu-dong Tigers won The Korea Economic Daily New Writer's Contest. Oksu-dong Tigers is his first novel.
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Choi Jin Young (b. 1981) has authored five novels, including To the Warm Horizon, Emergency Exit , and the short story collection Paengi . In 2010, she won the Hankyoreh Literary Award for her novel The Name of the Girl Who Brushed Against You Is. . .
Choi Suchol was born in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province, in 1958. He completed a BA and MA in French Language and Literature at Seoul National University. He made his debut in 1981 when his short story “Blind Spot” won the Chosun Ilbo New Writer’s Contest. He is the author of several short story collections including A Castle in the Air ; Montage ; and Short Nap by the Roadside , and the novels including In the Stomach of a Whale ; An Anarchist’s Love ; Cicada ; Pest ; and Bed . He is also the recipient of the Yun Dong-ju...
Chun Woon-young is a novelist. Born in 1971, she made her debut in 2000 when her short story “The Needle” won the Dong-A Ilbo New Writers Contest. She is the author of the short story collections The Needle ; How She Uses Her Tears ; Myoungrang ; As You Know, Mother ; and the novels Farewell to the Circus and Ginger . She received the Arts Award of the Year.
Chung Serang (b. 1984) debuted in 2010 with the story “Dream, Dream, Dream” in the SF fantasy magazine Fantastique . Her first novel, Show Me Your Snaggletooth , incorporated stories ranging from science fiction to the historical. Her second novel, Hana from Earth , was an ecological SF love story. She received the Changbi Prize in Fiction in 2013 for As Close as This and the Hankook Ilbo Literary Award in 2017 for Fifty People . Her other popular works include Jaein, Jaewook, Jaehoon , a story about three siblings with minor superpowers, and School Nurse Ahn Eunyoung , a...
Chyung JinKyu In a career spanning five decades, Chyung JinKyu has published more than twenty volumes of poetry, for which he has received a number of awards including the Yi Sang Literary Award and the Manhae Literature Prize. Chyung has also served as a professor of creative writing at Hanyang Women’s University and chairman of the Society of Korean Poets in the past, and has been heading Contemporary Poetics as the editor-in-chief for thirty years. A translated collection of his poems entitled Tanz der Worte was published in Germany by Abera in 2006.
Djuna is a film critic and science fiction writer. Since 1994, she has been active as an anonymous online writer, although none of her personal information such as her real name, gender, age, education, and other miscellaneous information is available. Her short story collections are Battle of the Butterflies and The Pacific Continental Express ; and other published works of hers are the novel Jezebel and a collection of film reviews, Rambling in Front of the Screen .
Eun Heekyung is a novelist. In 1995, her novella A Duet won the Dong-A Daily New Writer’s Contest. Her short story collections include Talking to Strangers and Beauty Despises Me ; her novels are A Gift from a Bird , Let Boys Cry , and Life Unperturbed . She is the winner of the Yi Sang and Korea Times Literary Awards, among others.