E. J. Koh is the author of A Lesser Love, winner of the 2016 Pleiades Editors Prize, called “first-rate, intelligent, pure-gold – a triumph.” Her poems, translations, and stories have appeared in Boston Review, Columbia Review, Southeast Review, World Literature Today, TriQuarterly, Narrative, The Margins, PEN America, Privacy Policy: The Anthology of Surveillance Poetics (Black Ocean Press, 2014), & others. She accepted fellowships and scholarships from The MacDowell Colony, Kundiman, Napa Valley Writers’ Conference, Vermont Studio Center, and the Jack Straw Writers Program. She earned her MFA at Columbia University in New York for Creative Writing Poetry & Literary Translation in Korean and Japanese. She is completing her PhD at the University of Washington for English Language and Literature in Seattle. Her forthcoming memoir How to Age with Grace excavates the emergence of satellite families within the Korean diaspora. She won the 2017 ALTA Emerging Translator Mentorship from Don Mee Choi and is translating a forthcoming book of poems by South Korean modernist poet Yi Won.