Han Yujoo was born in Seoul in 1982. Her debut novel The Impossible Fairy Tale was translated into English by Janet Hong and was recently published by Graywolf in the USA and by Tilted Axis Press in the UK. She is also the author of the short-story collection To the Moon, Book of Ice, and My Left Hand the King, My Right Hand the King’s Scribe. She won the Hankook Ilbo Literary Award in 2009. She is also a translator, and is an active member of the experimental group Rue and also runs her own micro-press, Oulipo Press, focusing on experimental fiction.
Han Yujoo on Granta.com
Seven People with the Same Name and their Discrete Moments
Erica Chung’s translation of ‘Seven People with the Same Name and their Discrete Moments’ by Han Yujoo is the winner of Harvill Secker’s Young Translators’ Prize 2017.