Anton Hur was born in Stockholm and resides in Seoul. He won a PEN Translates grant for his translation of THE UNDERGROUND VILLAGE by Kang Kyeong–ae and a PEN/Heim grant for Bora Chung’s CURSED BUNNY, the latter of which was shortlisted for the 2022 International Booker Prize. His translation of Sang Young Park’s LOVE IN THE BIG CITY was longlisted for the same prize in the same year. His translation of Kyung–Sook Shin’s VIOLETS was longlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Awards. His other translations include Shin’s I WENT TO SEE MY FATHER, Djuna’s COUNTERWEIGHT, and Baek Sehee’s I WANT TO DIE BUT I WANT TO EAT TTEOKBOKKI. Also a writer, Anton is represented by Jon Wood at Rogers Coleridge & White in London.