Reese Okyong Kwon

Reese Okyong Kwon’s stories have appeared in Ploughshares, the Southern Review, Kenyon Review, and elsewhere. In addition, her nonfiction has appeared in, most recently, the Believer, More Intelligent Life, and Rumpus. She has been named one of Narrative’s “30 Below 30″ writers.

She has received fellowships from Yaddo, Hedgebrook, and Ledig House International, as well as¬†scholarships from the¬†Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference and the Norman Mailer Writers’ Colony. She graduated with an MFA from Brooklyn College and a BA from Yale University.

Reese was born in Seoul, South Korea, and has lived for most of her life in the United States. These days, she is working on a novel about domestic terrorists. She lives in San Francisco.