About

Author of The Magical Language of Others (Tin House, 2020) and A Lesser Love, winner of the Pleiades Editors Prize for Poetry (Pleiades Press, 2017). Her poems, translations, stories have appeared in Academy of American PoetsPrairie Schooner, Boston Review, Columbia Review, Los Angeles Review of Books, Slate, World Literature Today, TriQuarterly, and PEN America. She accepted fellowships from the American Literary Translators Association, the MacDowell Colony, Kundiman, Napa Valley Writers’ Conference, Vermont Studio Center, and Jack Straw Writers Program. Koh earned her MFA at Columbia University in New York for Creative Writing and Literary Translation. She is completing her PhD at the University of Washington in English Language and Literature. Koh has been featured in Poetry Society of America, The Stranger, TIME magazine, The Seattle Channel, and Bumbershoot Festival.