Son Honggyu was born in 1975 in Jeongeup and received his degree from Dongkuk University. In 2001 he took his first step in the world of literature receiving the Best New Artist award by the Writer’s World magazine. The writer has short story compilations and novels and received BeakShinAe Literature Award and Oh Young Su Literature Award.
The writer, who has been in the world of literature since 2001 tells the story of a Turkish man who fought at the Korean War and later settled in Korea, adopting a Korean orphan devastated by war in his novel The Wind Blows Harder in Other Lands. This novel is published in Turkish by Martı Publications.