The Inkwell

K-pop star Jessica Jung has written a YA novel, and it’s already in development for film


Entertainment Weekly announced today that Jessica Jung, a former member of the K-pop group Girl's Generation, will publish her debut novel, SHINE, in the fall of 2020. SHINE is part of a two-book deal with Simon Pulse about a Korean-American teenager in training to become the next major K-pop star.

Glasstown Entertainment has already sold SHINE in 11 foreign territories, and is currently developing it for film with Matt Kaplan of ACE Entertainment (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before). Read the full story here!