Yun Ko-eun

Yun Ko-eun

Yun Ko-eun is the winner of the 2021 CWA Dagger for Crime Fiction in Translation and was the first Asian writer to receive the award. Her prizewinning novel was praised as an ecothriller by English language media and received positive reviews throughout the US and UK. It was shortlisted for the Science Fiction and Fantasy Rosetta Awards, Comedy Women in Print Awards and the Dublin Literature Award. In April 2024, Yun’s first short story collection Table was published in English. Yun’s second novel in translation had been sold to UK publisher, Scribe, a month before it was published in South Korea. It will be published in the UK in 2025.

Yun Ko-eun’s MOTIVE appearance is generously supported by WOW Culture Lab.

Yun Ko-eun is published by Catapult Books

What to read

The Disaster Tourist by Yun Ko-eun, 2020

Yun Ko-eun has no past events.

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