CAROLINE KIM was born in Busan, South Korea but moved to America at an early age. She has lived on the East Coast, Midwest, and Texas but now makes her home in Northern California with her family.
She is the author of The Prince of Mournful Thoughts and Other Stories, winner of the 2020 Drue Heinz Prize in Literature, longlisted for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Award for Debut Short Story Collection, longlisted for The Story Prize, and a Northern California Book Award finalist in the fiction category. Her poetry and fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in TriQuarterly, The Rumpus, Pleiades, Porter House Review, MANOA, The Michigan Quarterly Review, Spinning Jenny, Meridian, Faultline, Pidgeonholes, Cosmonaut’s Avenue, Ms. Aligned 3, and elsewhere.