Chi-Young is a literary translator based in Los Angeles.
A graduate of Wesleyan University, she worked at a publishing
company in New York before heading out west. Chi-Young is the recipient of the Man Asian Literary Prize (2011), the Korea Literature Translation Institute Translation Grant (2011), the Daesan Foundation Translation Grant (2008, 2005), and the 34th Modern Korean Literature Translation Award (2003). Her translations include Kyung-sook Shin's Please Look After Mom (Knopf, 2011), Kyung Ran Jo's Tongue
(Bloomsbury, 2009), Young-ha Kim's Your Republic Is Calling You (Mariner
Books, 2010) and I Have the Right to Destroy Myself (Harvest
Books, 2007), and Lee Dong-ha's Toy City (Koryo Press,
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