The Desert Nights, Rising Stars
Writers Conference

Photograph of Juhea Kim

Juhea Kim

Desert Nights, Rising Stars Fellow 2020

About Juhea Kim

Juhea Kim was born in In Cheon, Korea, and moved to Portland, Oregon, at age nine. She graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Art and Archaeology and a certificate in French. Her fiction has been published or is forthcoming in Granta, Slice, Zyzzyva, and Catapult. Her translation of Lee Sang Award-winning author Choi In-Ho was published in Granta. She is the founder and editor of Peaceful Dumpling, an online magazine covering sustainable lifestyle and ecological literature, and has freelanced for Vogue, Sierra Magazine, Huffington Post, and the Times Literary Supplement. She has received fellowships from Bread Loaf Environmental Writers’ Conference, and Regional Arts & Culture Council. She is represented by Brandt & Hochman Literary Agency.