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The Orphans

Don Mee Choi

‘One starless night, I was stranded. Needless to say, foreigners are often stranded.’

Don Mee Choi

Born in Seoul, South Korea, Don Mee Choi is the author of DMZ ColonyHardly War, The Morning News Is Exciting, and several chapbooks and pamphlets of poems and essays. She has received a Whiting Award, Lannan Literary Fellowship, Lucien Stryk Translation Prize, and DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Fellowship. She has translated several collections of Kim Hyesoon’s poetry, including Autobiography of Death, which received the 2019 International Griffin Poetry Prize.

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