EJ KOH MFA Faculty

E.J. Koh | Visiting Faculty

Nonfiction

E. J. Koh  is the author of the memoir The Magical Language of Others (Tin House Books, 2020) and poetry collection A Lesser Love (Louisiana State University Press, 2017), winner of the Pleiades Press Editors Prize for Poetry. Her co-translation of Yi Won’s The World’s Lightest Motorcycle is forthcoming from Zephyr Press. Her stories, poems and translations have appeared in Boston Review, Los Angeles Review of Books, Slate, and World Literature Today. Koh is the recipient of fellowships from the American Literary Translators Association, Kundiman, and MacDowell. Koh earned her MFA at Columbia University in New York for creative writing and literary translation. She is completing her PhD at the University of Washington in Seattle. The Magical Language of Others was recently named the 2021 winner of the Pacific Northwest Book Award.