made her literary debut with the short story collection [‘Shaken’] in (2002). Her other story collections are [‘Every Day is a Celebration’](2004) and [‘Black in Red’](2009). For her full-length novel, Rina (2006),which was serialized in the quarterly Literary Joongang, she received the 39th Hankook Ilbo Award. She has participated in the Seoul Young Writers’ Festival and the East Asia Literature Forum in 2008. Since 1990, Kang has served as an advisory member of the Korea Dialogue Academy. She participates courtesy of Arts Council Korea.