Reese Okyong Kwon’s writing has appeared or is forthcoming in NOON, Ploughshares, Tin House, the Believer, Kenyon Review, Southern Review, and elsewhere. She has received fellowships from Yaddo and Omi International, as well as scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Norman Mailer Writers Colony, and Sewanee Writers’ Conference. Named one of Narrative’s “30 Below 30″ writers, she is a 2014-2015 Steinbeck Fellow.
Reese was born in Seoul, South Korea, and has lived for most of her life in the United States. She is working on a novel.