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Janet Hong

Janet Hong is a writer and translator living in Vancouver, Canada. She received the grand prize in fiction in the thirty-second Korea Times Modern Literature Translation Contest. Her fiction and translations have appeared in numerous newspapers and periodicals in North America and Asia, such as the Asia Literary ReviewAZALEAKyoto JournalNew Writing from Korea, and Koreana. She has an MFA in creative writing from the University of Guelph and is at work on a collection of short stories.

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