Jin-geon Hyun (1900 - 1943)
Hyun Jin-geon (August 9, 1900 – April 25, 1943) (Hangul: 현진건) was a Korean writer. His first work was published in 1920. He began his career as a fiction writer with “Huisaenghwa”, published in November 1920. After six years in fiction he semi-changed careers and began a long career as journalist working for the Chosun Ilbo, Shidae Ilbo, and Dong-a Ilbo. In 1940 he returned to writing, serializing Heukchi Sangji - a novel about a Baekje general who fought against Tang invaders. This was deemed improper by Japanese censors and the work was never completed.
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