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Hye Young-Pyun


Hye Young-Pyun was born in Seoul in 1972. She graduated from the Creative Arts Department of Seoul Arts College and from Hanyang University, with a master’s degree in Korean Language and Literature. Her first novel won an award from a Korean newspaper. She worked for some time as an office worker and this can be seen in her writing, where office workers often appear. She is currently professor of creative writing at Myongji University. She has written novels and short stories.

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Hye Young-Pyun
Necessary or True Happenstances: An Introduction to the Work of Hye Young-Pyun


(Only works translated into English)

2010 재와 빨강 (City of Ash and Red) (novel)
2011 저녁의 구애 (Evening Proposal) (stories)
2015 선의 법칙 (The Law of Lines)
2016 홀 (The Hole)