PAIGE RIEHL: Thank you, E. J., for taking time to discuss A Lesser Love (Louisiana State University Press, 2017), winner of the Pleiades Press Editors Prize for Poetry. I’ll open with a question about the book’s first poem, a frontispiece poem titled “Showtime.” This poem’s title made me envision a curtain about to be pulled back, an entertainment about to… Read more →
E. J. Koh
E. J. Koh is the author of A Lesser Love, winner of the Pleiades Press Editors Prize (Louisiana State University Press, 2017). Her poems, translations, and stories have appeared in Boston Review, Columbia Review, Los Angeles Review of Books, PEN America, and elsewhere. Koh accepted fellowships and scholarships from the American Literary Translators Association, the MacDowell Colony, Kundiman, Vermont Studio Center, and the Jack Straw Writers Program. She is the recipient of the 2017 ALTA Emerging Translator Mentorship and is co-translating Yi Won’s books When They Ruled the Earth (1996) and The Lightest Motorcycle in the World (2007).