About

 

EJ Koh is the recipient of the 2016 Pleiades Press Editors Prize and her collection of poems A Lesser Love is forthcoming in 2017. She has appeared in World Literature Today, TriQuarterly, Southeast Review, Pleiades, Columbia Review, Narrative Magazine, Berkeley Poetry Review, and Privacy Policy: The Anthology of Surveillance Poetics (Black Ocean Press, 2014). She has been featured in Flavorwire’s 23 People Who Will Make You Care About Poetry, Culture Trip’s 10 Americans Changing the Face of Poetry, and Brit + Co’s 16 Modern Poets You Need To Know About. She accepted fellowships at Kundiman, The MacDowell Colony, Napa Valley’s Writers’ Conference, Vermont Studio Center, Hannah J. Caldwell Excellence Award, Nadya Aisenberg Grant, and the Jack Straw Writers Program. She earned her MFA at Columbia University in New York for Creative Writing and Literary Translation in Korean and Japanese. She was a visiting scholar at the University of Washington, Seattle University, Portland Community College, and a panelist for the Association of Writers & Writing Programs. She lectures at the Richard Hugo House in Seattle.

 

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