Lee Young-ju is a contemporary South Korean poet. Her books of poetry include The Hundred-and-Eighth Man (Munhakdongne, 2005), Sister (Minumsa, 2010), and Cold Candies (Moonji, 2014). She has received the Arts Council of Korea’s literature and creative writing grant and the Creativity Award Fellowship from the Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture. Lee's fourth collection of poetry is forthcoming with Moonji.
Jae Kim is a writer from South Korea and a translator of Korean and Japanese literature. He earned his MFA from Washington University in St. Louis, where he taught as a fiction fellow and is currently pursuing a PhD in comparative literature. His short story “South of Here” was published in NOON earlier this year. His translations can be found in Poetry Review, Asymptote, and Azalea.