JUNG Young-Moon has translated more than forty English titles into Korean, including Raymond Carver’s What We Talk About When We Talk About Love, Lee Chang-Rae’s Aloft, Nicholson Baker’s Fermata, and Germaine Greer’s The Boy. After publishing his novel A Man who Barely Exists (1997) and the collection Black Chain Stories (1998) he received the Dongseo Literary Award in 1999. In the last five years, he has published four more collections of stories, a novella, and two novels, and taught creative writing at Korea’s Seongsin University. He is participating courtesy of Korea Literary Translation Institute.
Evan Ryan, Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs at the US Department of State, writes about cultural diplomacy and the International Writing Program for the Harvard International Review.