Han Kang was born in 1970 in South Korea. In 1993 she made her literary debut as a poet, and was first published as novelist in 1994. A participant of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Han has won the Yi Sang Literary Prize, the Today’s Young Artist Award, and the Manhae Literary Prize. She currently works as a professor in the Department of Creative Writing at the Seoul Institute of the Arts.
ARTICLES FEATURING HAN
The Darkness of Primitive Desires
"The Vegetarian" probes the boundaries between sanity and madness, passion and obsession, desire and violence....