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CAROLINE KIM is the author of a collection of short stories about the Korean diaspora, The Prince of Mournful Thoughts and Other Stories, which won the 2020 Drue Heinz Prize in Literature, was a finalist for the Northern California Book Award, the Janet Heidinger Award for Fiction, and was long listed for both the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize and The Story Prize. She has an MFA in Poetry from the University of Michigan where she was a recipient of a Hopwood Award and an MA in Fiction from UT Austin where she was a Michener Fellow. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in The Best Short Stories 2024: The O. Henry Award Winners, Georgia Review, New England ReviewStoryTriQuarterly,  Lithub, The Rumpus, The Millions, Pleiades, Porter House Review, MANOA, The Michigan Quarterly Review, Spinning Jenny, Meridian, Faultline, Pidgeonholes, The Bare Life Review, Santa Monica Review, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of an O. Henry Award,  a Kundiman Fellowship from Sewanee, and a Waiter Scholarship from Bread Loaf.  She has lived on the East Coast, Midwest, and Texas but now makes her home in Northern California with her family. Thanks for stopping by.


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