Bae Suah debuted as a writer in 1993 with the publication of a short story “A Dark Room in 1988” in the literary magazine Novel and Thought. Her many novels include A Greater Music, Untold Night and Day and It’s Far, Uru Is Going to Be Late. Her best-known short story collections are North Station and Snake and Water. She was awarded Hankook Ilbo Literary Prize in 2003, Dongseo Literary Prize in 2004 and Writer in Residence in Zürich in 2018.
Lee Young-ju made her literary debut in 2000 by winning the Munhakdongne New Writer’s Contest. She is the author of the poetry collections The 108th Man, Cold Candies, Let Us Leave No Record of Love, You Arrived in the Season of Perennial Summer, and Her Name Is the Same as Mine. The English translation of Cold Candies won the 2022 Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize. Lee is a visiting professor at Myongji University’s Department of Creative Writing.
Pascalle Burton is a Meanjin-based experimental poet and performer with an interest in conceptual art and cultural theory. She also plays in the band The Stress of Leisure. Her collection About the Author is Dead is available through Cordite Books.