Anton Hur was born in Stockholm, Sweden. He is the winner of a PEN Translates grant, a PEN/Heim Translation Fund grant, a Daesan Foundation grant, a GKL Korean Literature Translation Award, and multiple LTI Korea and Publication Promotion Agency of Korea grants. His translations include Kyung-Sook Shin’s The Court Dancer (Pegasus Books) and Kang Kyeong-ae’s The Underground Village (Honford Star), as well as stories in Words Without Borders, Asymptote Journal, Slice Magazine, Litro, Anomaly, and others. He has taught at Seoul National University, the Ewha University Graduate School of Translation and Interpretation, Yonsei University, and the Literary Translation Institute of Korea. He currently divides his time between Seoul and Songdo (Incheon). For more info, please go to http://antonhur.com.