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Jae Won Chung

Jae Won Chung is Assistant Professor of Korean at the University of Colorado Boulder. Prior to earning his doctorate in Korean literature, he studied creative writing at Columbia University’s School of the Arts and worked as a teacher and a literary translator in Seoul.

Chung Pyun City of Ash and Red

Hye-young Pyun’s surreal, violent novels reject stereotypes about Korean women’s writing, taking up global themes of environmental collapse and the loneliness of city life.

Jae Won Chung