Cover Photo: Karl Baron
Karl Baron

Guilt

“I’d wanted nothing more than to be a Korean person, to speak fluently, to adapt culturally.”

Halmonee, Halmonee.

Jung-Hyun! Jung-Hyun!  Jung-Hyun! Jung-Hyun! Jung-Hyun!

I’m sorry I’m sorry I’m sorry! I’m sorry I’m sorry I’m sorry!

did

didn’t did



James Han Mattson is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and has taught writing at the University of Iowa, the University of California-Berkeley, the University of Cape Town, and the University of Maryland. He is currently working on a novel.