Reese Okyong Kwon’s writing has appeared or is forthcoming in NOON, VICE, TIN HOUSE, PLOUGHSHARES, the BELIEVER, and elsewhere. She has received fellowships from Yaddo, Omi International, Hedgebrook, and the Elizabeth George Foundation, as well as scholarships from the Bread Loaf and Sewanee Writers’ Conferences. 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.