Elaine H. Kim is a queer Korean American fiction writer born and raised in the Midwest. She has won fellowships from the Fulbright Foundation, the NY Foundation for the Arts, and the Jerome Foundation, and has published work in Joyland, Guernica, So to Speak, and upstreet. She won an Elizabeth George Foundation award at Hedgebrook and was a Wallace Reader’s Digest Fellow at the Millay Colony. Elaine has also been supported by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Workspace program, the Hambidge Center, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Edward Albee Foundation and the Blue Mountain Center. Elaine has worked as a social justice organizer and leader for many years and convenes a writing group for women of color in the home she shares with her partner and their twins. Twitter: @ehiyoungkim; Instagram: @elainerd1.