Ook Chung was born in Japan in 1963. He is a Québécois writer. Chung was born to Korean parents in Japan and immigrated to Canada at the age of 2. He studied French literature at McGill and Concordia universities before obtaining his doctorate at McGill.
His work includes:
1994: Nouvelles orientales et désorientées, Montréal, L’Hexagone. 2001: Le Clézio, une écriture prophétique, Paris, Imago. 2001: Kimchi, Paris, Le Serpent à plumes. 2003: L'Expérience interdite, Montréal, Boréal. 2003: Contes Butô, Montréal, Boréal.