Jae Kim is a writer from South Korea and a translator of Korean and Japanese literature. His short story "South of Here" was recently published in NOON. He was the winner of the Poems-in-Translation Contest by American Academy of Poets and Words Without Borders, judged by Mónica de la Torre. His translations have appeared in Poetry Review, Asymptote, and Azalea, and some are forthcoming in Lana Turner. He holds an MFA from Washington University in St. Louis, where he served as Junior Writer-in-Residence and is currently in the international writers' program.