R.O. Kwon

R. O. Kwon is the author of the new novel “The Incendiaries” and a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellow. Her writing has been featured or is forthcoming in The Guardian, Vice, Buzzfeed, Time, Noon, Electric Literature, Playboy, and elsewhere. She has received awards from Yaddo, MacDowell, the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, the Sewanee Writers Conference, Omi International, the Steinbeck Center, and the Norman Mailer Writers Colony. Born in South Korea, she has lived most of her life in the United States.

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