"[A] distinctive and enriching talent, rooted in a vision utterly new to our marveling eyes." - Cynthia Ozick, author The Messiah of Stockholm, The Shawl, et al
"Mia Yun’s work ranks with such classics as The Diary of Anne Frank .... It belongs on the shelf with the best of contemporary world literature and in any women’s studies collection. Seldom do we see work that is so true, so moving, so well written." - World Literature Today on House of the Winds.
The author of two novels, House of the Winds and Translations of Beauty, Mia Yun was born in Seoul, Korea and came to New York as a graduate student. Her first novel, House of the Winds, was hailed by Kirkus Reviews as “A superlative debut,” and won the Independent Publishers Award. It was a Borders’ New Voices pick and was also published in England and Korea. Translations of Beauty was a Book of the Month Club selection, a USA Today summer reading pick and was chosen by The New York Times as one of the “New Immigrant Classics...” [Read More...]