Writing Advice for My Younger Self
Writing was not the thing. It got me to the real thing—how I saw myself and my relationship to the world.
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
E. J. Koh is the author of A Lesser Love, winner of the Pleiades Editors Poetry Prize, and the memoir The Magical Language of Others. Her poems, translations, and stories have appeared in Academy of American Poets, Prairie Schooner, World Literature Today, Los Angeles Review of Books, and Slate. Recipient of fellowships from Kundiman and the MacDowell Colony, her work has been featured in PEN America, The Stranger, and TIME magazine. Follow her on Twitter or Instagram @thisisejkoh.
Enter your email address to receive notifications for author E. J. Koh
Confirmation link sent to your email to add you to notification list for author E. J. Koh
More in this series
“There were awkward motel and Airbnb moments involving my dog and other people’s pets. But I’m glad I have a record of those, even if I wasn't able to elevate them into art.”