Euny Hong

Euny Hong is a journalist and author. Her work has appeared in The New York TimesThe Washington Post, The Financial Times, and The Wall Street Journal, among others.

Her debut novel, Kept: A Comedy of Sex and Manners was published by Simon and Schuster US, in August 2006, to great acclaim. Her next book, The Birth of Korean Cool: How One Nation Conquered the World Through Pop Culture was published by Simon & Schuster in the UK and Picador in the US in 2014. It was named an Amazon "Editor's Pick." The Power of Nunchi: The Korean Secret to Happiness and Success was published in 2019. Her books have been translated into over 20 languages.

She graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in Philosophy. She is fluent in English, French, German, and Korean. She is a sometime resident of New York,  Seoul, Frankfurt, Berlin, and Dublin, but she calls France home.