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Jo Kyung Ran

Jo Kyung-Ran was born in Seoul, South Korea, in 1969. She earned a degree in creative writing from the Seoul Institute of the Arts and has participated in the University of Iowa's renowned International Writing Program. Since her fiction debut at age twenty-eight, she has earned numerous literary awards, including Today's Young Artist Prize from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Her work in English includes the novel Tongue.