Han Yujoo is a writer and translator born in Seoul in 1982. She has published five books and translated Michael Ondaatje’s The Cat’s Table and Geoff Dyer’s But Beautiful and The Ongoing Moment into Korean. She was awarded the Literature and Society’s New Writers Award for her short story “To the Moon” in 2003 and the prestigious Hankook Ilbo Literary Award in 2009. Han currently teaches and runs the independent press Oulipopress. Her most recent book is the novel The Impossible Fairytale (2013).