Spencer Lee Lenfield

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Spencer Lee Lenfield currently lives in Korea. He plans to start doctoral work in comparative literature at Yale in fall 2018. Spencer is a contributing editor for Harvard Magazine, has written essays and reviews for Slate, Nat.Brut, and the Atlantic Online, and has published poetry and translations in the Colorado Review.


Cover Photo: Paper lanterns at Cheongpyeongsa, a Buddhist temple in Gangwon Province, Korea / photo by Spencer Lee Lenfield, 2017
Korean as a Second Language

I never would have come to Korean if not for my adoption. The language pulled me back to it, despite the decades, cultures, and continents between us.