Author of the article

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 ​t​he 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).