Don Mee Choi

Don Mee Choi - Guest of Honor in the summer semester of 2019

Born in Seoul, South Korea, Don Mee Choi is the author of The Morning News Is Exciting (Action Books, 2010) and Hardly War (Wave Books, 2016), and chapbooks Petite Manifesto (Vagabond Press, 2014), Ahn Hak-sop #4 (The Green Violin, 2018), Sky Translation (Goodmorning Menagerie, 2019), and a pamphlet of essays Freely Frayed (Wave Pamphlet #9, 2014). She has received a Whiting Award, Lannan Literary Fellowship, and Lucien Stryk Translation Prize. She is currently a 2019 DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program Fellow. She has translated several collections of Kim Hyesoon’s poetry, including I’m OK, I’m Pig! (Bloodaxe Books, 2014) Poor Love Machine (Action Books, 2016) and Autobiography of Death (New Directions, 2018). She also translates for the International Women's Network Against Militarism (IWNAM). Please visit and learn about IWNAM's transnational work and issues that impact women and children and the environment. She is an advisory editor for Action Books: Korean Literature Series. She teaches Adult Basic Education at Renton Technical College's community-partnership site in Downtown Seattle.

She teaches Adult Basic Education at Renton Technical College's community-partnership site in Downtown Seattle.


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MEET AND READ

with Josh Weil and Picador Guest of Honor Don Mee Choi

26 Picador Professors at American Studies Leipzig:
Literature – Civil Society – Diversity

15 April 2019, 5 p.m.
Alter Senatssaal, Universität Leipzig

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OUR GUEST PROFESSORS

DON MEE CHOI

DON MEE CHOI

JOSH WEIL

JOSH WEIL

SASHA PIMENTEL

SASHA PIMENTEL

RAJESH PARAMESWARAN

RAJESH PARAMESWARAN

DANIEL PEÑA

DANIEL PEÑA

TOM DRURY

TOM DRURY

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PAUL LA FARGE

JUSTIN TORRES

JUSTIN TORRES

LINH DINH

LINH DINH

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LAUREN K. ALLEYNE

MICHAEL LOWENTHAL

MICHAEL LOWENTHAL

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GUILLERMO VERDECCHIA

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JENNINE CAPÓ CRUCET

CALVIN BAKER

CALVIN BAKER

ALEXANDER CHEE

ALEXANDER CHEE

FIONA MAAZEL

FIONA MAAZEL

POROCHISTA KHAKPOUR

POROCHISTA KHAKPOUR

SHANNON CAIN

SHANNON CAIN

NATHALIE HANDAL

NATHALIE HANDAL

CHRISTIAN HAWKEY

CHRISTIAN HAWKEY

OLEN STEINHAUER

OLEN STEINHAUER

CATHERINE CHUNG

CATHERINE CHUNG

NANCY KRESS

NANCY KRESS

CHUCK KLOSTERMAN

CHUCK KLOSTERMAN

JOHN HASKELL

JOHN HASKELL

JAMES HOPKIN

JAMES HOPKIN

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TRISTAN HUGHES

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