Mi-Ryong Shim

  • The DriftersHyun Kyung-jun

    Hyun Kyung-jun was born in the town of Myeongchon in North Hamgyeong Province in 1909. In the late 1920s, he traveled to Siberia and then went to Japan for his study. He began his career as a writer in 1934 with the serialization of his work “The Sun of the Heart” in the daily Joseon Ilbo and the...
  • Into the GroundCho Myung-hee

    Cho Myung-hee (1894 – 1938) was born in 1894 in Jincheon, North Chungcheong Province. His pen name was Poseok. He graduated from Jungang High School in Seoul and studied philosophy at Toyo University in Japan. He first established himself as an author in 1925 with the publication of “Into the...
  • The BanishedYi Ik-sang

    A novelist as well as a journalist, Yi Ik-sang (1895 – 1935) worked as a reporter for newspapers such as The Chosun Ilbo, The Dong-A Ilbo, and Korea Daily News. He made his debut as a novelist with a publication in The Light of Learning in 1921, and in 1923 he became a member of PASKYULA, the first...
  • The SmokestackYun Gi-jeong

    Yun Gi-jeong (1903 – 1955) participated in the proletarian literature movement as a novelist, literary critic, arts activist, and organizer. Born in Seoul, Yun was educated at the Boin School. He made his literary debut in 1921 with the publication of his short story “Memories of a Christmas” in...