Crystal Hana Kim is the author of the novel If You Leave Me, forthcoming from William Morrow. She was a 2017 PEN America/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize winner and has received scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Hedgebrook, and Jentel. She holds an MFA from Columbia University and an M.S.Ed from Hunter College. Her work has been published in The Southern Review, Electric Literature, The Millions, and the PEN America Best Debut Short Stories 2017. She is a contributing editor at Apogee and is the Director of Writing Instruction at Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America.