Oh Jung-hee has been publishing short stories for four decades and is widely recognized as a master of the form in Korea. She is the recipient of the Dongin Literature Award and the Yi Sang Prize for Short Fiction. She has published four collections of stories, including Garden of My Childhood in 1981, and her work has been translated and published in Europe, Southeast Asia and Latin America.
Ha-yun Jung is a writer and translator whose work has appeared in journals and anthologies including Prairie Schooner, the Threepenny Review, the New York Times, and Best New American Voices 2001. She is the recipient of awards and grants including the Korean Literature Translation Award and the Carol Houck Smith Fiction Fellowship from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In 2002, she was a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She currently lives in Seoul, Korea, where she is at work on a novel.