Keum Suk GendryKim
Keum Suk Gendry-Kim was born in Goheung, a town known for its stunning mountains and shores in Jeolla Province. The Song of My Father, Jiseul, and Kogaeyi are three of her graphic novels that have been translated and published in France. She also wrote and illustrated My Mother Kang Geumsun, The Baby Hanyeo Okrang Goes to Dokdo, A Day with My Grandpa, and The Baby Hanyeo Okrang Goes to Dokdo. Sister Mija, a short manhwa about a comfort lady, won her the Most Creative Manhwa Award. Since 2012, she has had exhibitions of her work in Korea and Europe, and her graphic novels and manhwa generally deal with outcasts and marginalized individuals.