Mi-Ye Lee was born in Busan in 1990. After graduating from the Busan National University School of Materials Science and Engineering, she worked as a semiconductor engineer at Samsung Electronics. Her debut novel Dallergut Dream Department Store published entirely funded through a crowdfunding service in Korea in 2020 and has since drawn many enthusiastic responses and favourable reviews.
The writer who wrote about dreams is now achieving her dreams. A dream-like story has happened in the publishing world resulting in this becoming a bestseller after its initial e-book publication. * The Dong-A Ilbo * The author who revolutionised the world of Korean fiction is also influencing and changing the broader realm of Korean literature now. * Maeil Business News Korea * This book has the unique ability to evoke both tears and tranquility. A perfect read for moments of exhaustion and the yearning to escape reality, it possesses the power to mend weary hearts. * Insight Korea * DallerGut Dream Department Store provides empathy and comfort to readers who have found it increasingly difficult to dream in the midst of the painful realities of life. * Opinion News *