Jung Mikyung, South Korean novelist, Died at 56


Jung Mikyung was born on February 4, 1960, and died on January 18, 2017.

She was a modern South Korean novelist

She was born in Masan, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea.

She graduated from Ewha Woman’s University with a degree in English literature and in 1987 made her literary debut by winning the drama category of the JoongAng Literary Award.

Then, she withdrew from literary work for over a decade, re-entering the scene as a novelist, debuting with the short story “The Woman With Arsenic” in the Fall volume of World Literature.

However, she has concentrated on her literary career with great success.

Jung Mikyung passed away at 56 years old.