Hye-Young Pyun


Pyun Hye-young was born in Seoul in 1972. She earned her undergraduate degree in creative writing and graduate degree in Korean literature from Hanyang University. After receiving these degrees, Pyun worked as an office worker, and many office workers appear in her stories.


Autobiography for Quais du Polar

I prefer to talk about apartments rather than myself. Seoul is a city made up of individually divided appartment. The constructions are dense and similar. As a novelist, I like to observe the interior of these spaces and imagine those who live there.


Crime favourites

book : Mystic River and Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane

movie : Sorum, Yoon Jong-chan. a horror movie in which the main character is a  dont le personnage principal est un dilapidated building that is going to be destroyed. 

author : Lawrence Block