Crystal Hana Kim

Instructor & Writer
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Crystal Hana Kim is the author of If You Leave Me, which was a Booklist Editor’s Choice title and named a best book of 2018 by over ten publications, including The Washington Post. She was a 2021 Jerome Hill Artist Finalist and a 2017 PEN America Dau Short Story Prize winner. She teaches at Columbia University and is a contributing editor at Apogee Journal. 


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Cover Photo: a large warm wooden desk with a laptop stand, laptop, lamp, breast pump, painting, papers, and pen atop; desk is pushed against a white wall decorated with lemon decals
Where Crystal Hana Kim Writes

Before, this room was full of books, a reading chair, plants. Now we’ve got a crib, a changing table, a glider. I’ve kept my desk, though.

Apr 22, 2021