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Kwon Yeo-sun was born in 1965. She tried her hand at various types of writing after graduating from university and began a novel around the age of 30. She received the Sangsang Literary Award for her novel Blue Crevasse at the age of 31, and began garnering attention for her distinctive style of dissecting personal wounds and the cracks in daily life in her candid straightforward style. Readers who follow her unique, sardonic style find themselves comforted by her positive outlook, which embraces life’s ironies and the suffering of those who are hurt. She has published the short story collecting Maiden Skirt and Season of Pink Ribbons.