Soyeon Jeong has been writing science fiction since 2004, She won the Science and Technology Literature Award with her debut story, Ujuryu(宇宙流), in 2005, when she wasstill a university student. She has been praised for her sensibility, acute sense of reality, and immersive style. Her short story collection, Younghee in the Neighborhood, was published in 2015, and won the Critics Choice of the Best YA Book of the Year. Besides being a writer, she works as an active SF translator, her works including The Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon, Where Late the Birds Sang by Kate Wilhelm, Chocky by John Wyndham, and many more. She is also a welcomed guest for many cultural events, with her deep understanding in the SF criticism and her sharp and intelligent comprehension in the genre culture in general. She was invited as a guest curator for 2016 SeMa Biennalle Mediacity Seoul. She was selected as a writer representing Korea for the UK/Korea 2017-2018 Cultural Exchange Program, for which she stayed in Bradford, London in the summer 2017.