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Krys Lee

  • Creative and Cultural

Krys Lee is author of the short story collection Drifting House (Viking, Penguin Random House) and the forthcoming novel How I Became a North Korean (Viking, Penguin Random House). She is a recipient of the Rome Prize and the Story Prize Spotlight Award, the Honor Title in Adult Fiction Literature from the Asian/Pacific American Libraries Association, and a finalist for the BBC International Story Prize.

Her fiction, journalism, and literary translations have appeared in Granta, The Kenyon Review, Narrative, San Francisco Chronicle, Corriere della Sera, and The Guardian, among others. She is an assistant professor of creative writing and literature at Yonsei University, Underwood International College, in South Korea.

Producer: Jon-Barrett Ingels
Manager: Sarah Becker
Host: Jon-Barrett Ingels
Guest: Krys Lee

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