Discover the shortlist: Bora Chung, ‘This is the nicest dream I ever had'
She discusses how she uses the fantastical to address the horrors and cruelties of patriarchy and capitalism in modern society.
Bora Chung was shortlisted for the International Booker Prize in 2022. She was born in Seoul in 1976. She has written three novels and three collections of short stories.
Chung has an MA in Russian and East European area studies from Yale University and a PhD in Slavic literature from Indiana University. She currently teaches Russian language and literature and science fiction studies at Yonsei University, and translates modern literary works from Russian and Polish into Korean.